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Getting to Know Ashkan M. Abbey, MD

Posted On April 15, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

Getting to Know Ashkan M. Abbey, MD

Board-certified retina specialist Ashkan M. Abbey, MD, joined Texas Retina Associates in 2015, and cares for patients in our Dallas Main and Rockwall offices. Originally from Tallahassee, Florida, Dr. Abbey speaks English, Farsi and

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Posted On March 20, 2019 / 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 March 6, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

What is an Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Test?

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive diagnostic imaging test similar to a computed tomography (CT) scan that allows your retina specialist to clearly see the retina and carefully map and measure

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Posted On February 5, 2019 / 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 January 15, 2019 / 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 January 2, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

Eight New Year’s Resolutions for Your Eyes

As we ring in 2019, many people are busy making their New Year’s Resolutions. Here are a few to improve and protect your vision and eye health: 1. Schedule an annual, comprehensive

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Posted On November 19, 2018 / By / Posted in Blog

What You Should Know About Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (PDR)

By Ivan G. Castillo, MD Proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) is a complication of diabetes caused by changes in the blood vessels of the eye. If you have diabetes, your body does not

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Posted On November 15, 2018 / 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 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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