We found 61 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Humana Open Access near Elmhurst, IL.

Dr. Rebecca Baird Mets-Halgrimson, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Rebecca Mets, who practices in Chicago, IL, Glenview, IL, and Lake Forest, IL, is a medical specialist in pediatric ophthalmology. Her areas of expertise include strabismus, retinoblastoma, and hemangioma. Dr. Mets is an in-network provider for Coventry, HFN, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed her residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus, retinoblastoma, glaucoma, eye problems, cataracts

All Interests: Retinoblastoma, Hemangiomas, Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Amblyopia, Strabismus, Eye ... (Read more)

Dr. Bahram Rahmani, MPH, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Bahram Rahmani is an ophthalmologist. These areas are among Dr. Rahmani's clinical interests: diplopia (double vision), strabismus, and glaucoma. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He attended medical school at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. His training includes residency programs at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. In addition to English, he speaks Persian. Dr. Rahmani's hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus, retinoblastoma, glaucoma, Ptosis, eye problems

All Interests: Retinoblastoma, Cataract Surgery, Strabismus, Diplopia, Eye Problems, Glaucoma, Ptosis, Amblyopia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kenneth Irving Resnick, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
2425 W 22nd Street; Suite 207
Oak Brook, IL
 

Dr. Kenneth Resnick's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Resnick attended medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Resnick completed a residency program at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Resnick include macular degeneration, laser treatment, and vitrectomy (vitreous surgery). Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Resnick is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He speaks Arabic. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. Dr. Resnick has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, vitreous problems, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina Problems, Macular Degeneration, Laser Treatment, Surgical Procedures, Cancer, Retina ... (Read more)

Dr. A Gwendolyn Gwendolyn Noble, MD, PhD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
1200 S. York Road; Suite 3230
Elmhurst, IL
 

Dr. A. Noble's specialty is pediatric ophthalmology. She attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and subsequently trained at Michael Reese Hospital, Evanston Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois for residency. Her areas of expertise include strabismus. Dr. Noble is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Noble is conversant in Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eye problems

All Interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Marc Richard Levin, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
675 W. North Avenue; Suite 107
Melrose Park, IL
 

Dr. Marc Levin is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He works in Skokie, IL, Melrose Park, IL, and River Forest, IL. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, NorthShore University HealthSystem, and Rush Oak Park Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Levin is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Relevant Interests: , vitreous problems

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Janice Lasky Lasky, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Janice Zeid is a physician who specializes in pediatric ophthalmology. Dr. Zeid studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. Clinical interests for Dr. Zeid include strabismus, glaucoma, and retinoblastoma. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zeid accepts. Dr. Zeid's hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, retinoblastoma, glaucoma, eye problems, cataracts

All Interests: Tumor, Retinoblastoma, Hemangiomas, Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Meenakshi Chaku, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1s224 and 1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Meenakshi Chaku, who practices in Maywood, IL, Chicago, IL, and Burr Ridge, IL, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). After completing medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Kresge Eye Institute. She has indicated that her clinical interests include glaucoma and cataracts. Dr. Chaku takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Her professional affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, cataracts

All Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma, Surgical Procedures

Dr. Felipe De Alba, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
5000 South 5th Avenue
Hines, IL
 

Dr. Felipe Dealba sees patients in Maywood, IL and Hines, IL. His medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Dealba's clinical interests include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal detachment. He is affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Dealba attended Autonomous University of Coahuila for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Nebraska Medical Center for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, vitreous problems, eye problems

All Interests: Macular Degeneration, Surgical Procedures, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Detachment, Vitreous ... (Read more)

Dr. Shivan Hiralal Tekwani, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
5000 South 5th Avenue
Hines, IL
 

Dr. Shivan Tekwani, who practices in Burr Ridge, IL, Homewood, IL, and Hines, IL, is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tekwani takes. His education and training includes medical school at Rush Medical College and residency at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Tekwani is affiliated with Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Retina Problems

Dr. Patricia L Davis, MD
Specializes in Neuro-Ophthalmology
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Patricia Davis specializes in neuro-ophthalmology and practices in Lisle, IL, Hickory Hills, IL, and Maywood, IL. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. Her areas of expertise consist of hemifacial spasm, amblyopia (lazy eye), and blepharospasm. Dr. Davis's average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Davis's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, and Loyola Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , amblyopia (lazy eye), blepharospasm, eye problems

All Interests: Muscle Problems, Neurological Disorders, Diplopia, Eye Problems, Hemifacial Spasm, Blepharospasm, ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles S Bouchard, MA, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2160 S First Avenue; (17w740 22nd Street, Oakbrook Terrace, Il. 60181)
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Charles Bouchard is an ophthalmologist in Maywood, IL and Burr Ridge, IL. In addition to English, he speaks French. These areas are among his clinical interests: conjunctivitis (pink eye), blepharospasm, and LASIK. Dr. Bouchard's hospital/clinic affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge. Dr. Bouchard graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye), blepharospasm, keratoconus, dry eyes, external eye diseases, cataracts, cornea problems

All Interests: Dry Eyes, External Eye Diseases, Conjunctivitis, Blepharospasm, Cataracts, Keratoconus, Descemet's ... (Read more)

Dr. Hawke Hong Duk Yoon, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Hawke Yoon specializes in pediatric ophthalmology. In his practice, he is particularly interested in strabismus. Dr. Yoon is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. He is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, retinoblastoma, retinopathy of prematurity, eye problems

All Interests: Retinoblastoma, Retinopathy of Prematurity, Hemangiomas, Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Walter M Jakubas, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Walter Jay's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Jay is affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Jay has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

All Interests: Muscle Problems, Eye Problems

Dr. Lois Ann Polatnick, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Lois Polatnick works as an ophthalmologist. She is affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC). Dr. Polatnick is a graduate of SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and a graduate of Buffalo General Hospital's residency program. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Eye Problems

Dr. Marilyn Baird Mets, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Marilyn Mets specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Chicago, IL, Westchester, IL, and Northbrook, IL. She has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. In her practice, she is particularly interested in strabismus, glaucoma, and retinoblastoma. Dr. Mets takes Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Her education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and residency at Cleveland Clinic. She has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Mets is conversant in French. Her professional affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, retinoblastoma, glaucoma, eye problems, cataracts, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retinoblastoma, Cataract Surgery, Strabismus, Eye Problems, Cataracts, Retina Problems, Glaucoma

Specializes in Ophthalmology
2500 S. Highland Avenue; #110
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Balaji Gupta is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Lombard, IL and Darien, IL. Patient ratings for Dr. Gupta average 5.0 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include strabismus and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Dr. Gupta is an in-network provider for Great-West Healthcare, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eye problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Strabismus, Eye Problems

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What are Eye Problems?

Almost every moment that we are awake, we rely on our eyes to navigate and interact with the world around us. But we rarely give our eyes much thought. The truth is, the eyes are amazing, complex and delicate organs. Millions of people every year have problems with their eyes. Some of the most common eye problems are refractive disorders, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and cataracts.

Refractive disorders happen when the shape of your eye doesn’t let you focus very precisely. You might be myopic (nearsighted), hyperopic (farsighted), or have an astigmatism, which is a focus problem caused by the cornea. Refractive disorders can be corrected by glasses or contacts.

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. It happens when fluid pressure builds up within the eye and damages the optic nerve. It is treated with medications and surgery.

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes. The retina is tissue at the back of the eye that is filled with numerous, tiny blood vessels. When diabetes damages these delicate blood vessels, they burst or leak, leading to blind spots and blurred vision. Diabetic retinopathy can be treated with laser therapy and surgery, but often vision cannot be restored.

Macular degeneration is common in older adults. The macula is the central part of the retina and is responsible for crisp center vision. Over time, the cells in the macula begin to die, making central vision blurry. An early symptom of macular degeneration is that straight lines appear wavy.

Cataracts happen when the clear lens in the front of the eye becomes cloudy, making things look blurry or faded. They are extremely common in older people. By age 80, more than half of all Americans will have had a cataract. In early stages, prescription glasses and magnifying lenses can help. As the cataracts get worse, surgery to replace the lens may be the best option.

More than just one of the five senses, we rely heavily on our eyes to communicate, work, and get around every day. It’s important to have regular eye exams to make sure your vision stays in good shape for years to come.
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