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March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Posted On March 1, 2024 / By / Posted in Blog

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

In honor of March’s designation as Workplace Eye Wellness Month by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, here are a few tips on how to avoid digital eye strain: Make taking breaks a

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Posted On February 22, 2024 / 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 February 20, 2024 / By / Posted in Blog

Shining a Spotlight on Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

February is national age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision awareness month. Low vision is a visual impairment that cannot be corrected by standard eyeglasses, contact lenses, medication, or surgery. AMD, a deterioration, or

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Posted On January 9, 2024 / By / Posted in Blog

Understanding Your Insurance Coverage: How Prior Authorizations Can Impact Your Retina Care

Health insurance policies and coverage vary greatly. As we start a new year, it is important to understand how your specific plan works and how that can affect your retina care. Some

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Posted On January 2, 2024 / By / Posted in Blog

2024 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Eyes

As 2024 begins, it is the perfect time to commit to living a healthy lifestyle. Here are eight New Year’s resolutions to improve your eye health and protect your vision: 1. Schedule

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Posted On December 27, 2023 / By / Posted in Blog

Protect Your Eyes When Enjoying Holiday Champagne

While a popular way to celebrate and ring in the new year, popping open a bottle of champagne can be dangerous. Did you know that a champagne cork can fly up to

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Posted On December 20, 2023 / By / Posted in Blog

Holiday Office Closure

Happy Holidays from Texas Retina Associates! Our offices will be closed Monday, December 25, 2023, and Tuesday, December 26, 2023. We wish you and your family health and happiness this holiday season!

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Posted On November 27, 2023 / By / Posted in Blog

Keep an Eye on Safety When Purchasing and Playing with Holiday Gifts

A 2019 study published in the medical journal Pediatrics found that eye injuries from airsoft, BB, pellet and paintball guns have risen by 50% since 1990. In fact, since 2010, the number

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Posted On November 14, 2023 / By / Posted in Blog

Celebrating Our Visionary Founders

Many of our “founding physicians” met for dinner this past weekend, including Albert Vaiser, MD, and William Hutton, MD, who along with William Snyder, MD, established Texas Retina Associates more than 50 years

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Posted On November 8, 2023 / By / Posted in Blog

Dr. Abbey Taught a Course at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2023 Annual Meeting

On November 6, Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan M. Abbey, MD, taught a continuing medical education (CME) course titled, “Secondary IOL Techniques for Retinal Specialists,” at AAO 2023, the annual meeting of the

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