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We found 5 retina specialists who accept Coventry near Oak Lawn, IL.

Dr. Kenneth Irving Resnick, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
4700 W. 95th Street; Suite Ll8
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Kenneth Resnick's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Patient reviews placed Dr. Resnick at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in macular degeneration, laser treatment, and vitrectomy (vitreous surgery). He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is open to new patients. After attending the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Resnick completed his residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic.

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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
4700 West 95th Street; Suite Ll8
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Mohamed Adenwalla is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Adenwalla (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi. In his practice, he is particularly interested in vitreoretinal surgical procedures. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Cook County Health & Hospitals System. Before completing his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Dr. Adenwalla attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Adenwalla is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes 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
4700 W. 95th Street; #103
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Aaron Weinberg's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His areas of clinical interest consist of macular degeneration, retina surgery, and laser treatment. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. Dr. Weinberg takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA). He is accepting new patients. Dr. Weinberg is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and a graduate of the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center's residency program. He speaks Arabic.

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

Dr. James Chien Liang, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. James Liang's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He has indicated that his clinical interests include macular degeneration, retina surgery, and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Liang is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Preferred Network Access (PNA), and more. He attended the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency. Dr. Liang is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Palos Community Hospital, and MetroSouth Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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

Dr. James Arthur Eadie, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
4930 W 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. James Eadie is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He has indicated that his clinical interests include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. After completing medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School, Dr. Eadie performed his residency at Beaumont Hospitals. Dr. Eadie takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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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.