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Dr. Lawrence S Halperin, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
8190 Jog Road; #250
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Halperin specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) and practices in Oakland Park, FL, Delray Beach, FL, and Fort Lauderdale, FL. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Halperin include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. He is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Halperin trained at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Darin Ryan Goldman, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
8190 Jog Road; Suite 250
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Darin Goldman practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) in Wellington, FL, Boynton Beach, FL, and Delray Beach, FL. He is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine and a graduate of Jules Stein Eye Institute's residency program. Dr. Goldman honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Randy Steven Katz, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1717 Woolbright Road
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Randy Katz is a retina specialist. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Katz attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Areas of expertise for Dr. Katz include retina surgery. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Katz honors. He has received distinctions including Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Katz is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Clinical interests: Retina Surgery, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Barry S Taney, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
8190 Jog Road; Suite 250
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Barry Taney's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Taney has indicated that his clinical interests include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. 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. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Taney include: Boca Raton Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Taney is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point and Holy Cross Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Deval Dinesh Joshi, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
10075 S Jog Road; Suite 203
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Deval Joshi is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist in Boynton Beach, FL and Gainesville, FL. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Joshi attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for his residency. Dr. Joshi is affiliated with North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

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Dr. Joseph T Nezgoda, MBA, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1717 Woolbright Road
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Nezgoda is a retina specialist. Dr. Nezgoda's education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Clinical interests: Uveitis, 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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