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We found 11 retina specialists who accept Humana Catastrophic HMO near Lexington, KY.

Dr. Claire Elizabeth Fraser, PhD, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
740 S. Limestone; Department of Ophthalmology, Kentucky Clinic
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Claire Fraser is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist in Lexington, KY. Her areas of expertise include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Her education and training includes medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Fraser accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Todd Jordan Purkiss, PhD, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
120 N Eagle Creek Drive; Suite 500
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Todd Purkiss is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He works in Louisville, KY and Lexington, KY. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Purkiss include retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). He is professionally affiliated with Louisville VA Medical Center. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Purkiss's education and training includes medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville.

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Clinical interests: Retina Problems

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
740 S Limestone
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Paul Pearson is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He works in Corbin, KY and Lexington, KY. In his practice, he is particularly interested in vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Dr. Pearson is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Pearson trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Thomas William Stone, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
120 N Eagle Creek Drive; Suite 500
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Thomas Stone's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital. Dr. Stone accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before performing his residency at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Stone attended SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences for medical school.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
120 N Eagle Creek Drive; Suite 500
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Rick Isernhagen practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) in Lexington, KY. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Dr. Isernhagen accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Low Vision, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
740 S. Limestone; E-303
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His clinical interests encompass vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Ambati graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. John William Kitchens, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
120 N Eagle Creek Drive; Suite 500
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. John Kitchens' medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He attended Indiana University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and a hospital affiliated with the University of Iowa for residency. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Dr. Mark Ellsworth Kleinman, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1101 Veterans Drive
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Mark Kleinman is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist. After completing medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, Dr. Kleinman performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is professionally affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Research, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
120 N Eagle Creek Drive; Suite 500
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. William Wood's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wood honors. Dr. Wood attended medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University.

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Clinical interests: Low Vision, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Angelia Faith Thompson, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
3475 Richmond Road; Suite 210
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Angelia Thompson works as a retina specialist. Dr. Thompson is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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Dr. Gregory Dongkyu Lee, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
120 N Eagle Creek Drive; Suite 500
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Gregory Lee is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Lee graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Tufts University. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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.