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We found 7 retina specialists who accept Aetna PPO near Bala Cynwyd, PA.

Dr. David Hadwin Fischer, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Vitreoretinal Diseases
100 Presidential Boulevard
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. David Fischer's areas of specialization are surgery and vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Areas of expertise for Dr. Fischer include macular degeneration, macular surgery, and uveitis. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, and Chestnut Hill Hospital. Dr. Fischer's education and training includes medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and residency at Duke University Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Fischer average 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fischer honors. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Fischer include: Named in "Top Docs", Philadelphia Magazine. Acknowledged in "Best Docs in America". and Philadelphia Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Macular Surgery, Cryopexy, Retinoblastoma, Glaucoma Surgery, Eye Trauma, Macular Degeneration, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mitchell Scott Fineman, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Vitreoretinal Diseases
910 East Willow Grove Avenue
Glenside, PA
 

Dr. Mitchell Fineman's areas of specialization are surgery and vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fineman include retinoblastoma and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is in-network for United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Wills Eye Institute, a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Fineman attended Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Fineman is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Abington Health, and Bryn Mawr Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Retinoblastoma, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Jay Leonard Federman, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
100 Presidential Boulevard
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Jay Federman's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Federman's areas of expertise consist of macular degeneration, macular hole, and macular edema. He is professionally affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. He studied medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Federman completed residency programs at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Federman accepts. Dr. Federman welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cryopexy, Macular Degeneration, Laser Treatment, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Problems, Macular ... (Read more)

Dr. Arunan Sivalingam, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Vitreoretinal Diseases
100 Presidential Boulevard; #100
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Arunan Sivalingam is a medical specialist in surgery and vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Before performing his residency at Wills Eye Institute, Dr. Sivalingam attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His areas of expertise include macular degeneration, macular hole, and retinoblastoma. The average patient rating for Dr. Sivalingam is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sivalingam honors United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Abington Health. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cryopexy, Retinoblastoma, Macular Degeneration, Laser Treatment, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular ... (Read more)

Dr. Carl Hyunsuk Park, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
100 Presidential Boulevard
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Carl Park's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He attended medical school at Mayo Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Park trained at Tufts Medical Center. He has a special interest in retinoblastoma and retina surgery. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Park is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Abington Health, and Chestnut Hill Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Retinoblastoma, Retina Surgery, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Jason E Hsu, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
100 Presidential Boulevard
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Jason Hsu practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His clinical interests include retinoblastoma and retina surgery. He is in-network for United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hsu attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Scheie Eye Institute for residency. He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Abington Health, and Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Hsu is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Retinoblastoma, Retina Problems, Retina Surgery, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Joseph I Maguire, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
100 Presidential Boulevard
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Joseph Maguire practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Maguire attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Wills Eye Institute. Areas of expertise for Dr. Maguire include macular degeneration, uveitis, and macular hole. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Maguire is in-network for United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HSA, AmeriHealth, and more. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs. His professional affiliations include Abington Health, Lankenau Medical Center, and Chestnut Hill Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Cryopexy, Macular Degeneration, Laser Treatment, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Problems, Macular ... (Read more)

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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.