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Retina Diseases

Retina Specialist Hazle Township and Stroudsburg

What is a retina specialist?

A retina specialist is an ophthalmologist who specializes in the retina, or back of the eye only. Retina specialists perform laser surgery or intra-ocular injections for wet macular degeneration. You optometrist may refer you to a retina specialist if surgical treatment of the retina is necessary.

We have two retinal specialists in Hazle Township and Stroudsburg - Kartik Patel, D.O. and Sachin Patel, D.O.

The Optomap Retina Exam

In our continued efforts to bring the most advanced technology available to our patients, Hazleton Eye Specialists is proud to announce the inclusion of the Optomap Retinal Exam as an integral part of your eye exam today.

Many eye problems can develop without warning and progress with no symptoms. Early on, you might not even notice any change in your vision. However, diseases such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, retinal tears or detachments, as well as other health problems such as diabetes and high blood pressure can be detected with a thorough exam of the retina. The retina is the part of your eye that catches the image of what you are looking at, similar to the film in a camera.

An Optomap Retinal Exam provides:

Please Note: The Optomap Retinal Exam may be a non-covered service with your health plan, meaning that you would be responsible for the charges. Your doctor strongly believes the Optomap Retinal Exam is an essential part of your comprehensive eye exam and highly recommends it for all patients once per year. Our fee for the Optomap Retinal Exam is $40.

To learn more about our retinal services at Hazelton Eye Specialists, please click on the links below.

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