We found 7 retina specialists who accept Humana Gold near Round Rock, TX.

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Dr. Robert William Wong, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
170 Deepwood Drive; Suite 105
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Robert Wong practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Wong is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, the University Medical Center Brackenridge, and Seton Northwest Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Wong attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Wong's distinctions include: Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Peter Alexander Nixon, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
170 Deepwood Drive; Suite 105
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Peter Nixon's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). The average patient rating for Dr. Nixon is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Nixon is professionally affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, and the University Medical Center Brackenridge. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Valla Djafari, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
4010 Sandy Brook Drive; Suite 105
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Valla Djafari's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Seton Medical Center Austin, the University Medical Center Brackenridge, and Seton Northwest Hospital. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Djafari's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Djafari has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Vitreous Problems

Dr. Brian B Berger, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
511 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 203
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Brian Berger works as a retina specialist. Patient ratings for Dr. Berger average 3.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. Dr. Berger accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Berger completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Clinical interests: Uveitis, Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
4010 Sandy Brook Drive; Suite 105
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Aaron Roller is a physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Seton Medical Center Austin, the University Medical Center Brackenridge, and Seton Medical Center Williamson. He attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics for residency. Dr. Roller accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Saradha Iragavarapu, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
511 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 203
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Saradha Chexal works as a retina specialist in Austin, TX and Round Rock, TX. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Chexal attended medical school at New York Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Chexal completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Her professional affiliations include Seton Medical Center Austin, the University Medical Center Brackenridge, and Seton Northwest Hospital.

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Dr. Chirag Dilip Jhaveri, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
511 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 203
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Chirag Jhaveri's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Before completing his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, Dr. Jhaveri attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Jhaveri is professionally affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin, the University Medical Center Brackenridge, and Seton Northwest Hospital.

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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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