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Control Your Diabetes to Protect Your Vision

Posted On November 1, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Control Your Diabetes to Protect Your Vision

November is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood sugar, also known as blood glucose, is too high. It damages blood vessels all over the body, including

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Posted On September 21, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Dr. Abbey Presented National Webinar on Treatment of Patients with Diabetic Macular Edema and 20/50 or Worse Vision

On Monday, September 19, 2022, Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan M. Abbey, MD, delivered a webinar titled, “Does Treatment Selection Matter in Patients with Diabetic Macular Edema and 20/50 or Worse Vision?” Dr. Abbey discussed

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Posted On June 1, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Dr. Abbey Presented Preliminary Findings of a Diabetic Macular Edema Clinical Trial at the Retina World Congress

Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan M. Abbey, MD served as an invited faculty member for the Retina World Congress held May 12-15, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This global physician meeting featured presentations

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Posted On November 15, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

Dr. Abbey Discusses COED Clinical Trial for Diabetic Macular Edema in New Video

In a new video published on Modern Retina, Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan M. Abbey, MD, discusses the COED clinical trial which is testing the efficacy of combining steroid and anti-VEGF therapy in

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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 November 18, 2020 / By / Posted in Blog

New Clinical Trials Enrolling in Plano

At Texas Retina Associates, we remain committed to examining new options that are ethical, based on a solid science platform and provide minimal risks to our patients. Our Plano research team is

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Posted On July 22, 2020 / By / Posted in Blog

Texas Retina Associates Participating in Pagoda Clinical Trial for Diabetic Macular Edema

Sponsored by Genentech, the Pagoda clinical trial is studying an investigational drug delivery system for diabetic macular edema (DME) treatment to see if it could result in fewer eye injections and eye

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Posted On November 12, 2018 / By / Posted in Blog

Clinical Trials Help Uncover New Sight-Saving Treatment Options

At Texas Retina Associates, our physicians are committed to continually improving care for our patients, and a big part of that involves conducting ongoing research of potential new sight-saving retina treatments. Clinical

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Posted On November 1, 2018 / By / Posted in Blog

What You Should Know About Nonproliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (NPDR)

By Ivan G. Castillo, MD November is National Diabetes Month. If you have diabetes mellitus, your body does not use and store glucose properly. Over time, diabetes can damage all of the

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Posted On October 4, 2018 / By / Posted in Blog

Why Regular Eye Exams are Important

You get your annual physical and regular dental check-ups, but do you schedule a routine comprehensive eye exam? You should. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), of the estimated 61

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