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We found 6 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Silver 04/100 near Janesville, WI.

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Dr. David Richard Luellwitz, DO
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3524 E Milwaukee Street
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. David Luellwitz's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Luellwitz include glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, eye problems, cataracts

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, Eye Problems, Trauma

Dr. John Joseph Bussa, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3524 E Milwaukee Street
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. John Bussa is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Bussa trained at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Bussa include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, comprehensive ophthalmology, and laser treatment. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bussa accepts. He is affiliated with Mercy Health System and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , cataracts

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts, Laser Treatment, Surgical Procedures, Cataract Surgery with ... (Read more)

Dr. Allan Jeffrey Whitehead, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3524 E Milwaukee Street
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Allan Whitehead is a Janesville, WI physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include macular degeneration, premature babies, and retinopathy. Dr. Whitehead honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Whitehead's residency was performed at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, uveitis, retinopathy, eye trauma, vitreous problems, eye problems, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases), eye cancer

All Interests: Tumor, Retinopathy, Eye Trauma, Retina Problems, Macular Degeneration, Plastic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

Erin Devine Dunphy
Specializes in Optometry
1010 N Washington Street
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Erin Dunphy's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Her areas of expertise include glaucoma, foreign body removal, and comprehensive eye exam. Dr. Dunphy accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Foreign Body Removal, Comprehensive Eye Exam, Glaucoma

Michelle J McLaughlin
Specializes in Optometry
1010 N Washington Street
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. Michelle McLaughlin specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Her areas of expertise include patient education and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). She is affiliated with Mercy Health System. Dr. McLaughlin is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina Problems, Patient Education, Contact Lenses

John Christopher Rockwell
Specializes in Optometry
1010 N Washington Street
Janesville, WI
 

Dr. John Rockwell practices optometry (primary eye care). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Rockwell include anterior segment diseases. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Rockwell is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases

All Interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Contact Lenses

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What are Eye Problems?

Almost every moment that we are awake, we rely on our eyes to navigate and interact with the world around us. But we rarely give our eyes much thought. The truth is, the eyes are amazing, complex and delicate organs. Millions of people every year have problems with their eyes. Some of the most common eye problems are refractive disorders, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and cataracts.

Refractive disorders happen when the shape of your eye doesn’t let you focus very precisely. You might be myopic (nearsighted), hyperopic (farsighted), or have an astigmatism, which is a focus problem caused by the cornea. Refractive disorders can be corrected by glasses or contacts.

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. It happens when fluid pressure builds up within the eye and damages the optic nerve. It is treated with medications and surgery.

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes. The retina is tissue at the back of the eye that is filled with numerous, tiny blood vessels. When diabetes damages these delicate blood vessels, they burst or leak, leading to blind spots and blurred vision. Diabetic retinopathy can be treated with laser therapy and surgery, but often vision cannot be restored.

Macular degeneration is common in older adults. The macula is the central part of the retina and is responsible for crisp center vision. Over time, the cells in the macula begin to die, making central vision blurry. An early symptom of macular degeneration is that straight lines appear wavy.

Cataracts happen when the clear lens in the front of the eye becomes cloudy, making things look blurry or faded. They are extremely common in older people. By age 80, more than half of all Americans will have had a cataract. In early stages, prescription glasses and magnifying lenses can help. As the cataracts get worse, surgery to replace the lens may be the best option.

More than just one of the five senses, we rely heavily on our eyes to communicate, work, and get around every day. It’s important to have regular eye exams to make sure your vision stays in good shape for years to come.