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How Smoking Can Affect Your Eye Health

Posted On November 17, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

How Smoking Can Affect Your Eye Health

Today is the Great American Smokeout. Smoking remains the single largest cause of preventable disease and premature death in the United States. You probably know that smoking increases your risk of developing

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Posted On October 18, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

What is an Amsler Grid?

An Amsler grid is a tool that can help detect early signs of retinal disease that affect the macula which is the center of vision in the retina. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

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Posted On August 26, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Welcome Diana M. Laura, MD!

Texas Retina Associates is pleased to welcome board-certified ophthalmologist and retina specialist Diana M. Laura, MD, to our practice on September 1, 2022. Serving patients in our Dallas Main, Rockwall and Wichita

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Posted On July 26, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

What to Expect from a Fluorescein Angiography Test

Retina specialists use fluorescein angiography (FA) to help diagnose and monitor a number of retinal diseases and conditions, including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, central serous retinopathy, macular edema, macular pucker, ocular

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Posted On June 7, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

11 Tips to Protect Men’s Eye Health

June is Men’s Health Month which was established to help bring awareness to health issues that men face. A number of retinal diseases can affect men, including diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular

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Posted On May 10, 2022 / 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 7, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Prevent Blindness has declared April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month in an effort to educate the public on the increased risk for women and vision health issues, as well as steps

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Posted On March 2, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

When Should You See a Retina Specialist

Your ophthalmologist or optometrist can monitor your vision, prescribe glasses and contact lenses, and diagnose, treat and prevent a number of eye diseases. However, for some eye conditions, your eye doctor may

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Posted On February 9, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

How Your Heart’s Health Can Affect Your Eyes

February is American Heart Month. Did you know that the same issues that can damage blood vessels in your heart can also harm the tiny blood vessels that supply blood to your

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Posted On November 30, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

What is Geographic Atrophy?

Approximately 20% of patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) will develop a condition called geographic atrophy (GA). It is considered a late stage of AMD and involves chronic, progressive degeneration of regions

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