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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 medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). She speaks Gujarati. Her areas of expertise include the following: macular degeneration, thyroid problems, and photodynamic therapy (PDT). Dr. Shah is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System and Capital Health. Before performing her residency at UPMC Presbyterian, Dr. Shah attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Devon Health Services are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shah takes.

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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 is a retina specialist in Northfield, NJ and Vineland, NJ. His areas of expertise include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Foxman obtained his medical school training at Boston University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota.

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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 physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He has indicated that his clinical interests include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Foxman accepts Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at Jules Stein Eye Institute, Dr. Foxman attended Boston University School of Medicine.

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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 is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He works in Northfield, NJ, Vineland, NJ, and Cape May Court House, NJ. Areas of expertise for Dr. Margolis include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. After attending Harvard Medical School, Dr. Margolis completed his residency training at Wills Eye Institute. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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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.