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Dr. Darmakusuma Ie, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Diseases
4 Princess Road Office Park; Suite 101
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. Darmakusuma Ie is a pediatric ophthalmologist and retina specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: macular degeneration, glaucoma, and photodynamic therapy (PDT). He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and QualCare. Dr. Ie is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Institute. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Ie's hospital/clinic affiliations include Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Jeffrey Leonard Lipkowitz, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
4 Princess Road; Suite 101
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. Jeffrey Lipkowitz's medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Lipkowitz's areas of expertise include the following: macular degeneration, photodynamic therapy (PDT), and scleral buckle. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, QualCare, and more. He studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System, Capital Health, and St. Mary Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Kekul Bharat Shah, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
4 Princess Road; Suite 101
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. Kekul Shah's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He has indicated that his clinical interests include macular degeneration, photodynamic therapy (PDT), and scleral buckle. Dr. Shah accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Shah attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Shah is professionally affiliated with Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Gerald Dunham, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
601 Ewing Street; Suite C-15
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Gerald Dunham is an ophthalmologist. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Dunham completed residency programs at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center and Montefiore Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Dunham include facial problems, macular degeneration, and thyroid problems. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Dunham's hospital/clinic affiliations include Capital Health and Princeton HealthCare System.

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What is a Scleral Buckle?

Due to age or a genetic predisposition, the retina, or sensitive area at the back of the eyeball, can sometimes develop holes or tears. When this happens, fluid from inside the eye can get behind the retina, pushing it away from the wall of the eye. This can affect vision and potentially cause blindness. A scleral buckle is a surgical procedure performed to treat retinal detachment.

During a scleral buckle procedure, the retina is first fused back into place, often using a kind of very cold needle. Then a tiny, flat piece or band of silicone is stitched to the white area on the outside of the eyeball. This creates a small indentation (or buckle) which pushes the wall of the eye securely against the retina. It helps the retina adhere to its proper location and heal correctly.

Scleral buckle surgery may be performed along with other procedures to treat a retinal detachment, for instance removing a small amount of the liquid inside the eye. After surgery, you may experience redness or swelling. You may be given eye drops or a patch to wear to protect your eye while it heals. At first, there is often an uncomfortable gritty feeling like something is in your eye. Although the buckle is permanent, this sensation soon disappears. In most cases the retina reattaches, and within a few weeks your vision and eye will be back to normal.