We found 10 retina specialists who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 80/2000 near Louisville, KY.

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
3 Audubon Plaza Drive; Suite 240
Louisville, KY
 

Dr. Norman Radtke's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is affiliated with Norton Healthcare. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Radtke honors. After attending the University of Michigan Medical School, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Charles C Barr, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
301 E Muhammad Ali Boulevard
Louisville, KY
 

Dr. Charles Barr is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute for residency. Dr. Barr's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is affiliated with Norton Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Vitreous Problems

Dr. Todd Jordan Purkiss, PhD, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
800 Zorn Avenue
Louisville, KY
 

Dr. Todd Purkiss is a physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is affiliated with Louisville VA Medical Center. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville, Dr. Purkiss attended the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Clinical interests: Retina Problems

Dr. Steven Mark Bloom, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
55 Quartermaster Court
Jeffersonville, IN
 

Dr. Steven Bloom's medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is affiliated with Norton Healthcare. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Tufts University. Dr. Bloom's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
519 State Street
New Albany, IN
 

Dr. Howard Lazarus' area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU), Dr. Lazarus attended medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
55 Quartermaster Court
Jeffersonville, IN
 

Dr. Inder Singal is a retina specialist. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Singal is professionally affiliated with Norton Healthcare.

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Dr. Henry J Kaplan, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
301 E. Muhammad Ali Boulevard
Louisville, KY
 

Dr. Henry Kaplan is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He works in Louisville, KY. Dr. Kaplan's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Dr. Nikolaos Trichopoulos, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1935 Bluegrass Avenue; Suite 200
Louisville, KY
 

Dr. Nikolaos Trichopoulos specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Trichopoulos is professionally affiliated with Bay Pines VA Healthcare System. He is a graduate of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Cancer, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Douglas K Sigford, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
301 E Muhammad Ali Boulevard
Louisville, KY
 

Dr. Douglas Sigford is a physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sigford takes. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville.

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Dr. Denis Jusufbegovic, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
301 E Muhammad Ali Boulevard
Louisville, KY
 

Dr. Denis Jusufbegovic's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville.

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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.
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