Texas Retina Associates’ Nikisha Kothari, MD, was recently invited to speak abouton “The Human Side of Healthcare” KLRD News Radio program and podcast. She shared the signs and symptoms of these two conditions as well as common causes. Dr. Kothari also discussed the latest treatments and surgical techniques, including photocoagulation, cryopexy, pneumatic retinopexy, scleral buckle surgery, and vitrectomy surgery. Most importantly, she emphasized the need to seek prompt care, including a dilated eye exam, by an eye physician if you experience any symptoms of a retinal tear or detachment in order to achieve the best possible outcome. You can listen to the full interview .