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Steve L. Gerber, M.D.

Steve L. Gerber, M.D.

Dr. Gerber received his medical degree from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine.  His ophthalmology residency was at the Indiana University Hospital and Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis where he was Chief Resident during his final year.  He also completed a glaucoma fellowship at Indiana University. 

He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.  Dr. Gerber has published a number of glaucoma articles and has authored a chapter on the side effects of glaucoma medications.  Dr. Gerber specializes in pediatric eye care and surgery, glaucoma and diabetes management and small incision no-stitch cataract surgery.  Dr. Gerber also sees premature infants for retinopathy of prematurity examinations in the hospital.

Bruce H. Schwartz, M.D.

Bruce H. Schwartz, M.D.

Dr. Schwartz received his medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse,  New York where he graduate with honors and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.  His Ophthalmology residency was at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York.  He completed a cornea fellowship at the University of Florida and is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. 

Dr. Schwartz is the first fellowship trained corneal specialist in Michiana, and has interests in diseases and surgery of the cornea.  He is often consulted by Eye Doctors throughout Michiana for their difficult dry eye and corneal ulcer patients. Other areas of interest include small incision no-stitch cataract surgery including the Restor/Symfony presbyopic correcting implant and Toric lens, corneal transplants, blepharitis management, glaucoma and diabetic eye disease management and treatment.  He also offers laser cataract surgery using a femtosecond laser allowing more precise surgery.

Dr. Schwartz is the only Michiana eye surgeon performing DSEK.  This innovative corneal  surgery allows for only the inner layer of the cornea to be replaced instead of a full thickness corneal transplant.  This results in much quicker healing and vision recovery.

Eric Y. Yoon, M.D.

Eric Y. Yoon, M.D.


Dr. Yoon graduated from the University of Michigan and received his medical degree from Wayne State University.  His residency training was in Chicago at the Stroger/Cook County Medical Center.  He also completed a corneal disease and refractive surgery fellowship with the Pepose Vision Institute near St. Louis and is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.  

 

Dr. Yoon performs no-stitch cataract surgery using the Restor/Symfony Multifocal and Toric intraocular lenses.  He also performs laser cataract surgery using a femtosecond laser (Catalys) which allows for more precise surgery.  He also treats diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and corneal diseases.

 

 

 

 

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Yair Elias, O.D.
 
Dr. Elias received his optometric degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago after completing his undergraduate education at Indiana University in Bloomington.  He is available for complete eye examinations for both children and adults and is an expert at fitting a variety of contact lens types including soft, gas permeable and bifocal.  
 
Dr. Elias is also available for Low Vision examinations for rehabilitation of patients with poor vision.  In addition, he provides vision therapy for children with a variety of ocular disorders.