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We found 12 retina specialists who accept Medicare near Lombard, IL.

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

Dr. Kenneth Resnick's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Areas of expertise 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 takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Resnick trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for his residency. He speaks Arabic. Dr. Resnick's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Macular Degeneration, Laser Treatment, Cancer, Eye Problems, Retina Problems, Retina Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohamed K Adenwalla, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
2425 West 22nd Street
Oak Brook, IL
 

Dr. Mohamed Adenwalla is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Adenwalla include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Dr. Adenwalla accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Georgetown University School of Medicine and a graduate of John Stroger Hospital of Cook County's residency program. Dr. Adenwalla (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Cook County Health & Hospitals System. Dr. Adenwalla's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Macular Degeneration, Vascular Disease, Retinal Detachment, Trauma, Vitreoretinal Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Aaron B Weinberg, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
2425 West 22nd Street.; Suite 207
Oak Brook, IL
 

Dr. Aaron Weinberg is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He works in Oak Brook, IL, Oak Lawn, IL, and Evanston, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: macular degeneration, retina surgery, and laser treatment. Dr. Weinberg takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA). After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, he performed his residency at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. His professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Weinberg's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Macular Degeneration, Laser Treatment, Angiogram, Retina Problems, Retina Surgery, Vitrectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Manuel Civantos, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
12 Salt Creek Lane; Suite 110
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Joseph Civantos is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He works in Harvey, IL, Joliet, IL, and Hinsdale, IL. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Civantos's areas of expertise include the following: macular degeneration, uveitis, and macular hole. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). His education and training includes medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. Dr. Civantos is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Retina Problems, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Hole, Uveitis, Retina Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Lucien Fenton, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
2015 N Main Street
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Gregory Fenton specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. His residency was performed at Wills Eye Institute. Dr. Fenton has a special interest in vitreoretinal surgical procedures and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Dr. Fenton is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Retina Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Blake Hideo Horio, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Vitreoretinal Diseases
710 N York Road
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Blake Horio sees patients in Hinsdale, IL. His medical specialties are surgery and vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is especially interested in vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Dr. Horio is affiliated with Vista Health System. He obtained his medical school training at Creighton University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University and a hospital affiliated with Yale University. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Daniel P Owens, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
130 S Main St :; Suite 206
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Daniel Owens specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Owens's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. His professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, and Rush Oak Park Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU) and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Owens attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School.

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Clinical interests: Eye Surgery, Retina Problems, Macular Degeneration, Diabetes, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Anurag Gupta, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
2725 South Technology Drive; Opthalmology Suite
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Anurag Gupta sees patients in Downers Grove, IL, Glen Ellyn, IL, and Hinsdale, IL. His medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Gupta has a special interest in vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gupta is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He trained at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Institute and Jules Stein Eye Institute for residency.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Susan Glaser Vierling, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
130 S Main St :; Suite 206
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Susan Vierling sees patients in Lombard, IL and Oak Park, IL. Her medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Vierling graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. She trained at the University of Missouri Health System for her residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Vierling include vitreoretinal surgical procedures and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). Dr. Vierling has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare PPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Rush Oak Park Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Retina Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Motilal Raichand, MBA, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
3825 Highland Avenue; Tower 1 Suite 4 J
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. M. Raichand is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist in Downers Grove, IL. His clinical interests encompass vitreoretinal surgical procedures and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). Dr. Raichand is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute.

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Clinical interests: Retina Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Shantan G Reddy, MPH, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1327 Butterfield Road; Suite 618
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Shantan Reddy works as a retina specialist. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Reddy honors. Dr. Reddy is a graduate of New York Medical College. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Dr. John S Pollack, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
12 Salt Creek Lane; Suite 110
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. John Pollack's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is especially interested in macular degeneration, macular hole, and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Pollack takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Retina Problems, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Hole, Retinal Detachment, ... (Read more)

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What are Vitreoretinal Diseases?

Vitreoretinal disease, or vitreoretinal surgery, is a subspecialty of ophthalmology that focuses on the surgical care of the back of the eye, or the retina. The retina is the layer of nerve tissue at the rear of the eye that senses light and is responsible for vision. Connected to the retina is a thick, clear gel called vitreous. In order to perform surgery on the retina, the vitreous must sometimes be removed. Doctors who can operate on these incredibly delicate parts of the eye are called vitreoretinal surgeons.

Some of the eye conditions that a vitreoretinal surgeon might treat include:
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Macular degeneration
  • Retinal detachment or tears
  • Macular holes
  • Retinal vein occlusion
  • Retinoblastomas

During vitreoretinal surgery, small incisions are made in the white of the eye, and very tiny instruments are inserted. The surgeon uses a microscope to treat the areas needed deep within the eye. In some procedures, a gas bubble is injected into the eye to apply pressure to the retina and keep it in place while it heals. If this is the case, you may be asked to lie face down for a few days after surgery. Eye drops containing antibiotics and other medications are also commonly prescribed.

Vitreoretinal diseases can be a serious threat to your vision. In many cases, vitreoretinal surgery can ensure you are able to see well into the future.