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

Dr. Angana Shah's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Shah's clinical interests include macular degeneration, thyroid problems, and photodynamic therapy (PDT). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Devon Health Services are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shah accepts. She obtained her medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed her residency at UPMC Presbyterian. Dr. Shah is conversant in Gujarati. She is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System and Capital Health.

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

Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1138 East Chestnut Avenue
Vineland, NJ
 

Dr. Scott Foxman's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Foxman completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
2466 E Chestnut Avenue
Vineland, NJ
 

Dr. Brett Foxman practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) in Northfield, NJ and Vineland, NJ. Before performing his residency at Jules Stein Eye Institute, Dr. Foxman attended Boston University School of Medicine. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Foxman accepts Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
2466 E Chestnut Avenue
Vineland, NJ
 

Dr. Thomas Margolis' area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He attended Harvard Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Wills Eye Institute. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

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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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