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Dr. Abbey to Speak at Upcoming Retina World Congress Medical Education Event

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

Dr. Abbey to Speak at Upcoming Retina World Congress Medical Education Event

On October 24, 2021, Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan M. Abbey, MD, will serve on a distinguished panel of presenters from across the country for a Retina World Congress continuing medical education (CME)

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Posted On October 14, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

Three Texas Retina Associates Physicians Earn Honor Awards at American Society of Retina Specialists 2021 Annual Meeting

The American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) named Deborah Y. Chong, MD, and Robert C. Wang, MD, “Honor Awardees” at the organization’s 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting held recently in San Antonio. They

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

Dr. Kothari and Dr. Abbey Earn “Top 10 Poster Award” at American Society of Retina Specialists 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting

A research poster by Texas Retina Associates physicians Nikisha Kothari, MD, and Ashkan M. Abbey, MD, was awarded “Top 10” honors at the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) 2021 Annual Scientific

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

Inflammatory Eye Disease Awareness Week

Prevent Blindness has declared the week of September 27 – October 3, 2021, as Inflammatory Eye Disease Awareness Week.  There are a number of inflammatory eye conditions. The one we specialize in

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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 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 June 29, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

Seven Texas Retina Associates Physicians Earn New Professional Designation

The American Society of Retina Specialists has awarded its Fellow of the ASRS (FASRS) designation to the following Texas Retina Associates physicians: David Callanan, MD Rajiv Anand, MD Michel J. Shami, MD

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Posted On June 17, 2021 / 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 June 10, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

Ocular (Uveal) Melanoma and Biopsy – the “Why” and “How” of It

By Timothy Fuller, MD, Ocular Oncologist With the diagnosis of ocular (uveal) melanoma comes the very real risk of metastatic disease, or “spread” of the cancer to other parts of the body.

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

Dr. Abbey and Dr. Williams Co-authored Article Published in Ophthalmology on the Influence of Face Mask Use on Endophthalmitis Risk After Eye Injections

Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan Abbey, MD, and Patrick D. Williams, MD, co-authored a recently published article titled “The Influence of Universal Face Mask Use on Endophthalmitis Risk After Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Injections During

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