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We found 68 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Silver 04/100 near Hines, IL.

Dr. Herbert Crosby Becker Jr., MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Diseases
419 S Bruner
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Herbert Becker specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Becker's areas of expertise consist of amblyopia (lazy eye), eye muscle surgery, and retina surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna Medicare, and more. Dr. Becker attended the University of Washington School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, and OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , amblyopia (lazy eye), retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Eye Muscle Surgery, Retina Problems, Amblyopia, Retina Surgery, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Rebecca Baird Mets-Halgrimson, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
Surgical Treatment Center
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Rebecca Mets specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and practices in Chicago, IL, Glenview, IL, and Lake Forest, IL. She studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. She trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for her residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Mets include strabismus, retinoblastoma, and hemangioma. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, HFN, and HealthSmart. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Mets welcomes new patients.

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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. Jon Paul Gieser, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
908 N Elm Street; Suite 115
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Jon Gieser sees patients in Wheaton, IL, Naperville, IL, and Hinsdale, IL. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Gieser trained at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. Dr. Gieser's areas of expertise consist of diabetes, laser surgery, and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Dr. Gieser honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Laser Surgery, Diabetes, Retina Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Michael Andrew Kipp, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
908 N Elm Street; Suite 115
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Michael Kipp's medical specialty is pediatric ophthalmology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kipp include diabetes, amblyopia (lazy eye), and newborn care. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Before performing his residency at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, Dr. Kipp attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Diabetes, Strabismus, Eye Problems, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Amblyopia, Newborn Care

Dr. Edward Sung, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
908 N Elm Street; Suite 115
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Edward Sung sees patients in Wheaton, IL, Naperville, IL, and Hinsdale, IL. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He speaks Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Sung's clinical interests: glaucoma, cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, and cataracts. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Sung is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, cataracts

All Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Bahram Rahmani, MPH, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Surgical Treatment Center
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Bahram Rahmani works as an ophthalmologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Rahmani include diplopia (double vision), strabismus, and glaucoma. He is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Rahmani honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He welcomes new patients. After attending Shiraz University of Medical Sciences for medical school, Dr. Rahmani completed his residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. He speaks Persian.

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

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

Dr. Noha Stephanie Ekdawi, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
908 N Elm Street; Suite 115
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Noha Ekdawi's specialty is pediatric ophthalmology. Dr. Ekdawi's average rating from her patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include diabetes, amblyopia (lazy eye), and down syndrome. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. After attending Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, Dr. Ekdawi completed her residency training at Mayo Clinic. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Down Syndrome, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Eye Exam, Diabetes, Amblyopia, Strabismus, Newborn Care, Eye ... (Read more)

Dr. A Gwendolyn Gwendolyn Noble, MD, PhD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
2301 Enterprise Drive; Suite A
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. A. Noble is a specialist in pediatric ophthalmology. Clinical interests for Dr. Noble include strabismus. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, she performed her residency at Michael Reese Hospital, Evanston Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Noble is affiliated with 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. Benjamin Hendrick Ticho, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
40 S Clay Street; Suite 119e
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Benjamin Ticho is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Chicago Ridge, IL, Chicago, IL, and Hinsdale, IL. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Ticho's clinical interests include amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus, and glaucoma. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ticho takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Dr. Ticho has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus, glaucoma, retinopathy of prematurity, Ptosis, eye problems, cataracts

All Interests: Retinopathy of Prematurity, Cataract Surgery, Strabismus, Eye Problems, Cataracts, Glaucoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert B Pearlman, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
6801 West Stanley Avenue
Berwyn, IL
 

Dr. Robert Pearlman is a physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He has a special interest in macular degeneration, uveitis, and diabetic retinopathy. His professional affiliations include Palos Community Hospital, Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Pearlman is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Preferred Network Access (PNA). He is open to new patients. After completing medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Pearlman (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, uveitis, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment

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

Dr. Felipe De Alba, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Felipe Dealba is a retina specialist in Maywood, IL and Hines, IL. Dr. Dealba graduated from Autonomous University of Coahuila. His training includes a residency program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is especially interested in macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal detachment. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Dealba's hospital/clinic affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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

All Interests: Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Detachment, Eye Problems, Trauma, Vitreoretinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Ahmed Abdelsalam, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
6801 West Stanley Avenue
Berwyn, IL
 

Dr. Ahmed Abdelsalam's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He attended Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School for residency. His areas of expertise include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Dr. Abdelsalam has received a 2.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Abdelsalam is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Abdelsalam (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and French. His professional affiliations include Palos Community Hospital, Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network, and Swedish Covenant Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, retinal detachment

All Interests: Macular Degeneration, Laser Eye Surgery, Retinal Detachment, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Susan J Anderson-Nelson, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Ophthalmology
908 N Elm Street; Suite 115
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Susan Anderson-Nelson is a specialist in surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease). She graduated from Rush Medical College. Her training includes a residency program at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Anderson-Nelson has a special interest in diabetes and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Cook County Health & Hospitals System. Dr. Anderson-Nelson welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Macular Degeneration, Diabetes, Retina Problems

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

Dr. Walter Jay's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Jay has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

All Interests: Muscle Problems, Eye Problems

Dr. Harvinder Kaur Sandhu Sandhu, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
908 N Elm Street; Suite 115
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Harvinder Atluri's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Atluri include comprehensive ophthalmology, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Atluri honors. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and a graduate of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary's residency program. Dr. Atluri is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases, Cornea Problems

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

Dr. Shivan Tekwani specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) and practices in Burr Ridge, IL, Homewood, IL, and Hines, IL. Dr. Tekwani's clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Tekwani attended medical school at Rush Medical College. His professional affiliations include 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

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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.