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Posted On September 17, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

What is Cryopexy?

Cryopexy is an outpatient surgical procedure that uses extreme cold therapy or freezing to treat retinal tears and other retinal conditions. It works by creating scar tissue that seals the tear to

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Posted On September 7, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

Eight Healthy Aging Tips to Protect Your Vision

September is Healthy Aging Month. Vision loss is not a normal part of aging. But, as you get older, you are at higher risk of developing certain age-related eye diseases and conditions

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Posted On September 3, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

Offices Closed for Labor Day

All Texas Retina Associates offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021, in observance of Labor Day. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday weekend!

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Posted On August 24, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

Dr. Abbey Reports on Five Emerging Treatments Presented at ARVO 2021

In the July/August 2021 issue of Retina Specialist, Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan Abbey, MD, published highlights from five compelling retina presentations at the recent Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

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Posted On August 19, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

Why Do You Have to Dilate My Eyes?

Your retina is located in the back of your eye. On the front of your eye, the pupil is a round black opening in the center of the iris (the colored part

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Posted On August 12, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

Texas Retina Associates Collaborates on Gene Therapy Research for Rare, Inherited Retina Condition

Texas Retina Associates and the Retina Foundation of the Southwest (RFSW) have been working in collaboration on new gene therapy treatments for inherited blinding diseases for which there are no cures. Most

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Posted On August 6, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

What You Should Bring to Your Appointment

Our team at Texas Retina Associates works hard to provide you with personalized, comprehensive care, including an accurate diagnosis and access to the latest treatment options for your condition. To help us,

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Posted On July 27, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

What is Retinal Laser Photocoagulation?

Retinal laser photocoagulation is an in-office procedure used to treat a number of retinal conditions, including retinal tears, diabetic retinopathy, macular edema and retinal vein occlusion. It is most frequently used to

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Posted On July 20, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

July is UV Safety Month — Debunking Seven Common Myths About Sunglasses

When most people think of UV protection, they think of their skin and sunscreen. Did you know that long-term exposure to bright sunlight may also increase your risk of eye disease? July

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Posted On July 12, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

What is a Vitrectomy?

Performed by a retinal surgeon, vitrectomy is a surgical procedure that carefully removes the vitreous gel that fills the posterior segment of the eye. This surgery is employed to correct a number

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