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Dr. James M Osher, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
234 Goodman Street
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. James Osher's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). In Dr. Osher's practice, he is particularly interested in retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Osher attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Osher has received professional recognition including the following: Chief Resident, University of Cincinnati Department of Ophthalmology. He is affiliated with the University of Cincinnati Health (UC Health).

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Clinical interests: Retina Problems, Eye Problems

Dr. Robert Andrew Sisk, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
234 Goodman Street
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Robert Sisk's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Patient ratings for Dr. Sisk average 2.5 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in eye problems. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sisk takes. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and a graduate of the University Hospital, Cincinnati's residency program. Dr. Sisk is professionally affiliated with St. Elizabeth Healthcare, the University of Cincinnati Health (UC Health), and Bethesda North Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems, Eye Problems

Dr. Robert K Hutchins, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
234 Goodman Street
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Robert Hutchins is a physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Areas of expertise for Dr. Hutchins include eye problems. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Cincinnati Health (UC Health). Before performing his residency at Tufts Medical Center, Dr. Hutchins attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems, Eye Problems

Dr. Zelia Maria Correa, PhD, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
234 Goodman Street; Suite C
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Zelia Correa is a physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Correa's clinical interests include eye cancer. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Correa honors. She is affiliated with the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Eye Problems, Eye Cancer

Dr. Christopher Jonathan Devine, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
2055 Reading Road; Suite 330
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Christopher Devine's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. The average patient rating for Dr. Devine is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Devine honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is professionally affiliated with The Christ Hospital Health Network.

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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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