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Posted On July 9, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

What is Pneumatic Retinopexy?

One of the treatments used to treat a retinal detachment, pneumatic retinopexy is an office-based procedure involving injection of a gas bubble into the eye to gently push the retina back into

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Posted On July 3, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

Offices Closed on 4th of July

Our offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019, in observance of Independence Day. At Texas Retina Associates, we wish everyone a safe and happy 4th of July!

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Posted On June 25, 2019 / 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 May 30, 2019 / 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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Posted On May 24, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

Offices Closed on Memorial Day

Our offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019, in observance of Memorial Day. At Texas Retina Associates, we honor all who have given their lives in service to our

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Posted On May 20, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

Ocular Melanoma and the Importance of Annual Dilated Eye Exams: Felicia Corbray’s Story

It was November 2017 when Felicia Corbray experienced the first fast, faint flash of light in her eye. A mother of three young children, including six-month old twins, she chalked it up

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Posted On May 14, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

Texas Retina Associates Held 18th Annual Vitreoretinal Disease Update for Optometrists

On May 5, 2019, 180 optometrists attended Texas Retina Associates’ Vitreoretinal Disease Update 2019, an annual continuing education event held this year at the Fogelson Forum at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

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Posted On May 7, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

May is Healthy Vision Month: Take These 10 Steps to Protect Your Eyes

The National Eye Institute has designated May as Healthy Vision Month. It is the perfect time to learn how to protect your eyes and help prevent vision loss. Here are a few

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Posted On April 30, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

Getting to Know Andrew McClellan, MD

Andrew J. McClellan, MD, joined Texas Retina Associates in 2017, after completing his retina fellowship and ophthalmology residency training at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida, the top-rated eye hospital in

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Posted On April 23, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

Getting to Know Michel J. Shami, MD

With more than 30 years of experience, retina specialist Michel J. Shami, MD, has served Texas Retina Associates since 2001, and sees patients in our Lubbock office.  Dr. Shami is an active

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