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We found 3 retina specialists who accept Silver Choice HSA 3000 - 4 with IVF near Livingston, TX.

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Dr. David Mark Brown, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
400 Bypass Lane; Suite 105
Livingston, TX
 

Dr. David Brown's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Dr. Brown's areas of expertise include pituitary tumor, diabetic retinopathy, and laser treatment. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Brown has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Laser Treatment, Genetic Issues, Diabetic Retinopathy, Uveitis, Eye Problems, Retina Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Harris Fish, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
400 Bypass Lane; Suite 105
Livingston, TX
 

Dr. Richard Fish specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Fish include diabetic retinopathy, laser treatment, and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Fish honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Fish has an open panel. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Laser Treatment, Genetic Issues, Diabetic Retinopathy, Uveitis, Eye Problems, Retina Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rosa Yoomee Kim, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
400 Bypass Lane; Suite 105
Livingston, TX
 

Dr. Rosa Kim sees patients in Houston, TX, Brenham, TX, and Livingston, TX. Her medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). In her practice, she is particularly interested in uveitis, diabetic retinopathy, and laser treatment. Dr. Kim is affiliated with Houston Methodist. She studied medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Kim completed her residency training at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Laser Treatment, Genetic Issues, Diabetic Retinopathy, Uveitis, Eye Problems, Retina Problems, ... (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.