We found 11 providers with an interest in glaucoma and who accept Humana HMO near Naperville, IL.

Dr. Edward Sung, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
604 Raymond Drive
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Edward Sung is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Wheaton, IL, Naperville, IL, and Hinsdale, IL. Before completing his residency at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Dr. Sung attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. His areas of expertise consist of glaucoma and cataracts. Dr. Sung is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sung's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma

Dr. Michael Andrew Kipp, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
604 Raymond Drive
Naperville, IL
 

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

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

Dr. Noha Stephanie Ekdawi, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
604 Raymond Drive
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Noha Ekdawi works as a pediatric ophthalmologist in Hinsdale, IL, Plainfield, IL, and Wheaton, IL. Dr. Ekdawi obtained her medical school training at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed her residency at Mayo Clinic. Her areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, amblyopia (lazy eye), and down syndrome. Her average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Ekdawi is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Jeremy Blaine Wingard, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
604 Raymond Drive
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Jeremy Wingard, who practices in Wheaton, IL, Naperville, IL, and Plainfield, IL, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Wingard include microsurgery, glaucoma, and cataracts. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wingard honors. He welcomes new patients. His education and training includes medical school at Duke University School of Medicine and residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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All Interests: Microsurgery, Cataracts, Glaucoma

Dr. Ruth D Williams, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
604 Raymond Drive
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Ruth Williams is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Wheaton, IL and Naperville, IL. After completing medical school at Rush Medical College, she performed her residency at Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Williams include glaucoma. Dr. Williams honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Williams's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Glaucoma

Dr. David K Gieser, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
604 Raymond Drive
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. David Gieser is an ophthalmologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gieser include glaucoma. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, he performed his residency at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Gieser is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Glaucoma

Dr. Kim A Lindenmuth, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
45 S Park Boulevard; Suite 375
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Kim Lindenmuth sees patients in Glen Ellyn, IL. Her medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Her areas of expertise consist of glaucoma, comprehensive ophthalmology, and cataracts. Dr. Lindenmuth is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. She studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. For her professional training, Dr. Lindenmuth completed a residency program at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lindenmuth is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and HealthLink, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lindenmuth has an open panel.

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All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts, Glaucoma

Dr. Robert John Barnes, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
45 S Park Boulevard; Suite 375
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Robert Barnes works as an ophthalmologist. The average patient rating for Dr. Barnes is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: glaucoma and cataracts. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Barnes obtained his medical school training at Rush Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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All Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma

Dr. Bryan J Phillips, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
720 Brom Drive; Suite 205
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Bryan Phillips specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He is especially interested in glaucoma and cataracts. Dr. Phillips is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA), in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Phillips obtained his medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed his residency at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. He is affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Rush Oak Park Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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All Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1855 Bay Scott Circle
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. F. Cox's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Dr. Cox attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school.

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All Interests: Glaucoma, Plastic Surgery Procedures

Specializes in Optometry
3015 New York Street
Aurora, IL
 

Dr. Alia Santoyo's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Santoyo's average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include vision problems, macular degeneration, and diabetes education. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.

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What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a progressive eye disease that occurs when drainage canals within the eye become clogged or blocked. Fluid builds up within the eye, and the increasing pressure damages the optic nerve. It is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States and the primary cause of blindness among African Americans.

The most common form of glaucoma, accounting for more than 90% of all cases, is called open-angle glaucoma. In open-angle glaucoma, the drainage canals become clogged but are not blocked entirely. Because some fluid is still able to drain, people with this type of glaucoma may feel fine and not have any symptoms for years after the onset of the disease. Later on, patients will notice a loss of peripheral vision, or darkness and blurriness at the sides of their visual field. When they look straight at something, their vision will be as good as it ever was. Unfortunately, by this time, the glaucoma is already at a severe stage, and without treatment it can lead to complete blindness.

There are other, less common types of glaucoma. Angle-closure glaucoma is an acute form of glaucoma that comes on very suddenly. The drainage canals become blocked and pressure within the eye rises very rapidly. Patients will have a sudden loss of vision along with headaches or nausea. This type of glaucoma needs to be treated right away. Rarely, children can be born with glaucoma or develop it in infancy. Babies with glaucoma may shy away from bright lights, be irritable, or have poor appetites.

Because glaucoma most often does not have symptoms in the early stages, it is important to have regular eye exams to check for glaucoma, especially if you are at risk. High risk groups include African Americans, Latinos, people with diabetes, and anyone over age 60. An eye doctor can check for glaucoma in several different ways. A visual field test checks for loss of peripheral vision. A dilated eye exam allows the doctor to see the optic nerve and inspect it for damage. A test called tonometry, in which a tiny puff of air is blown at the eye, checks the pressure within the eye and screens specifically for glaucoma.

Once you have a diagnosis, treatment depends on the type and stage of glaucoma that you have. Most people with glaucoma treat it with medicated eye drops. These drops help decrease fluid production within the eye and increase drainage. If medications aren’t enough, another option is to have surgery to open up the drainage canals. Although surgery can halt the progression of glaucoma, it cannot restore vision that has already been lost to the disease.
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