On August 19, Texas Retina Associates will open an office in Rockwall at 2380 S. Goliad Street, Suite 120, Rockwall TX, 75032.

Designed to enhance access to care, the Rockwall office will be staffed by vitreoretinal specialists Deborah Y. Chong, MD, and Ashkan M. Abbey, MD. Dr. Chong will begin seeing patients on August 19, and Dr. Abbey will join the practice and begin seeing patients on September 1.

“The communities around Dallas continue to grow, and we continue to expand to meet their needs,” explained Texas Retina Associates CEO Jeff Brockette. “We have cared for Rockwall patients for many years and are excited that they can now access our care even closer to home.”

Both Dr. Chong and Dr. Abbey provide diagnosis, treatment and surgery for disorders of the retina and vitreous, including retinal tears, retinal detachment, age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. A member of the American Society of Retina Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dr. Chong completed her fellowship at Texas Retina Associates in 2010 and joined the practice in 2012. She completed her residency at Kellogg Eye Center at the University Of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Abbey recently completed his fellowship at Associated Retinal Consultants, William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. He completed his residency at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida, and earned his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.

Established in 1966, Texas Retina Associates, now with 14 offices throughout the state and 16 retina-fellowship-trained physicians, is Texas’ largest, most experienced ophthalmology practice focused specifically on the diagnosis and medical and surgical management of diseases of the retina and vitreous. The practice’s sub-specialized physician team has participated in more than 75 national clinical trials over the past 20 years, bringing the newest retina and vitreous treatments to its patients. To schedule an appointment in Rockwall prior to August 19, call 214-692-6941. After August 19, call 972-722-4739.