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Dr. Angana Nayan Pandya, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
251 South Lincoln Avenue
Vineland, NJ
 

Dr. Angana Shah is a retina specialist. Her areas of expertise include macular degeneration, thyroid problems, and photodynamic therapy (PDT). She is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System and Capital Health. Dr. Shah is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Devon Health Services. She obtained her medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed her residency at UPMC Presbyterian. In addition to English, Dr. Shah speaks Gujarati.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Scleral Buckle, Retinopathy, Eye Trauma, Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Glaucoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott Glenn Foxman, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1138 East Chestnut Avenue
Vineland, NJ
 

Dr. Scott Foxman's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He has a special interest in vitreoretinal surgical procedures. After completing medical school at Boston University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Dr. Foxman is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Brett Taylor Foxman, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
2466 E Chestnut Avenue
Vineland, NJ
 

Dr. Brett Foxman is a retina specialist. His clinical interests encompass vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Foxman accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Foxman graduated from Boston University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Jules Stein Eye Institute.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
2466 E Chestnut Avenue
Vineland, NJ
 

Dr. Thomas Margolis' area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Margolis include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Margolis attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency training at Wills Eye Institute.

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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.