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We found 6 retina specialists who accept Medicare near Cuyahoga Falls, OH.

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
650 Graham Road; Suite 103
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
 

Dr. Jeffrey Lamkin is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist in Akron, OH, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, and Medina, OH. He is especially interested in vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Before completing his residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Dr. Lamkin attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. He has received professional recognition including the following: Thomas Heed Fellow In Ophthalmology. and Cleveland Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Lamkin's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Donald Charles Stephens III, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
518 West Avenue
Tallmadge, OH
 

Dr. Donald Stephens' area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He speaks Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Akron General Medical Center, St. Thomas Hospital, and UH Parma Medical Center. Dr. Stephens is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and a graduate of Montefiore Medical Center's residency program. He honors Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Trauma, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
650 Graham Road; Suite 103
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
 

Dr. Thomas Tsai works as a retina specialist in Akron, OH, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, and Medina, OH. In his practice, Dr. Tsai focuses on vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Dr. Tsai is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Tsai's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He has received the distinction of Cleveland Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Joseph Michael Coney, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
690 White Pond Drive; Suite 120
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Joseph Coney is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Coney graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. His clinical interests encompass vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Nicole C Beharry, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
518 West Avenue
Tallmadge, OH
 

Dr. Nicole Beharry works as a retina specialist in Tallmadge, OH, Fairlawn, OH, and Elyria, OH. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Geisinger Medical Center. Dr. Beharry takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
650 Graham Road; Suite 103
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
 

Dr. Thomas Hull is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He works in Akron, OH and Cuyahoga Falls, OH. In his practice, he is particularly interested in vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Before performing his residency at Summa Akron City Hospital, Dr. Hull attended Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Hull is an in-network provider 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.