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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 is an ophthalmologist. Dr. Luellwitz has indicated that his clinical interests include glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University, Dr. Luellwitz attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. Dr. Luellwitz is 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 medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He is especially interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, comprehensive ophthalmology, and laser treatment. Dr. Bussa is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Walter Reed Army Medical Center for residency. Dr. Bussa 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 an ophthalmologist. His clinical interests include macular degeneration, premature babies, and retinopathy. Dr. Whitehead is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System. He attended the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and then went on to complete his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. Dr. Whitehead is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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 works as an optometrist in Janesville, WI. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dunphy include glaucoma, foreign body removal, and comprehensive eye exam. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dunphy accepts. 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 practices optometry (primary eye care). Her clinical interests include patient education and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). Dr. McLaughlin accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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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 specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Janesville, WI. His areas of expertise include anterior segment diseases. Dr. Rockwell takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He 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.