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Dr. Lawrence S Halperin, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
950 Glades Road; #1-c
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Halperin specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) and practices in Oakland Park, FL, Delray Beach, FL, and Fort Lauderdale, FL. His clinical interests encompass vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. Dr. Halperin graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis for residency. Dr. Halperin honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Barry S Taney, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
950 Glades Road; Suite 1-c
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Barry Taney, who practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Boca Raton, FL, and Boynton Beach, FL, is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Taney's clinical interests encompass vitreoretinal surgical procedures. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Broward Health Imperial Point and Holy Cross Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Taney honors. After completing medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Taney's distinctions include: Boca Raton Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Vitreous Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Patrick E Rubsamen, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
950 Glades Road; Suite 1-c
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Patrick Rubsamen is a retina specialist. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Rubsamen's clinical interests encompass vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rubsamen honors. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Rubsamen include: Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Rubsamen is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point and Memorial Hospital West.

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Clinical interests: Vitreous Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
16201 Military Trail
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Ronald Glatzer is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He works in Delray Beach, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. Dr. Glatzer is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Dr. Glatzer attended New York Medical College for medical school.

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Clinical interests: Vitreous Problems

Dr. Natalia Villate, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1800 W Hillsboro Bloulevard; Suite 204
Deerfield Beach, FL
 

Dr. Natalia Villate's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). She is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point and Baptist Outpatient Services. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing her residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Dr. Villate attended medical school at Our Lady of the Rosary University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Dr. Villate (or staff) speaks Spanish and French.

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Clinical interests: 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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