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

Dr. Michael Novak's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Lakewood Hospital (Lakewood, OH) and UH Parma Medical Center. Dr. Novak obtained his medical school training at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Patient ratings for Dr. Novak average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Novak is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
6100 S Broadway Avenue; Suite 200
Lorain, OH
 

Dr. Llewelyn Rao is a physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is professionally affiliated with Lakewood Hospital (Lakewood, OH), UH Parma Medical Center, and Cleveland VA Medical Center. Dr. Rao accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. After completing medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at UH Case Medical Center.

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

Dr. David Miller's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Dr. Miller's education and training includes medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. He has received the distinction of Cleveland Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Lakewood Hospital and UH Parma Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
5700 Cooper Foster Park Road
Lorain, OH
 

Dr. Richard Wyszynski is a physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Wyszynski is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Cleveland Super Doctors.

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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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