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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
5700 Cooper Foster Park Road; Mail Code Ln12
Lorain, OH
 

Dr. Richard Wyszynski works as a retina specialist. Dr. Wyszynski graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. These areas are among his clinical interests: macular hole, vitreous detachment, and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Wyszynski has received professional recognition including the following: Cleveland Super Doctors. Dr. Wyszynski is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Vitreous Detachment, Scleral Buckle, Retina Problems, Laser Treatment, Retinal Detachment Repair, ... (Read more)

Dr. David G Miller, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
6100 S Broadway; Suite 200
Lorain, OH
 

Dr. David Miller is a retina specialist. Patients rated Dr. Miller highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Miller include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Miller accepts. Dr. Miller obtained his medical school training at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. He has received the following distinction: Cleveland Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Lakewood Hospital, Mercy Health System, and UH Parma Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Llewelyn John Rao, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
6100 S Broadway Avenue; Suite 200
Lorain, OH
 

Dr. Llewelyn Rao practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) in Cleveland, OH, Middleburg, OH, and Lakewood, OH. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Rao obtained his medical school training at St. Louis University School of Medicine and performed his residency at UH Case Medical Center. His professional affiliations include UH Parma Medical Center and Cleveland VA Medical Center.

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Dr. Michael Andrew Novak, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
6100 S Broadway Avenue; Suite 200
Lorain, OH
 

Dr. Michael Novak is a retina specialist. Dr. Novak's areas of expertise include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is affiliated with UH Parma Medical Center. After attending Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Novak accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

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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.