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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 works as a pediatric ophthalmologist and retina specialist. Before completing his residency at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Institute, Dr. Ie attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Ie's areas of expertise include the following: macular degeneration, glaucoma, and photodynamic therapy (PDT). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, QualCare, and more. Dr. Ie speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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

Dr. Jeffrey Lipkowitz is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He has a special interest in macular degeneration, photodynamic therapy (PDT), and scleral buckle. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, QualCare, and more. Dr. Lipkowitz studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Lipkowitz's hospital/clinic affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System, Capital Health, and St. Mary Medical Center. His practice 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 is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. His areas of expertise include macular degeneration, photodynamic therapy (PDT), and scleral buckle. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shah takes. His professional affiliations include Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Shah 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's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Dunham average 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Dunham include facial problems, macular degeneration, and thyroid problems. Dr. Dunham is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Dr. Dunham's education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center and Montefiore Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with 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.