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Low Vision Awareness Month: What You Should Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Posted On February 12, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

Low Vision Awareness Month: What You Should Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

By Ivan G. Castillo, MD February is Low Vision Awareness Month.  Low vision is a visual impairment that cannot be corrected by standard eyeglasses, contact lenses, medication, or surgery. Age-related macular degeneration

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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 December 12, 2018 / 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 July 29, 2015 / By / Posted in Blog

Rand Spencer, MD, Performs Stem Cell Transplant for First Patient in Phase II Clinical Trial for Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Texas Retina Associates’ Rand Spencer, MD, recently performed transplant surgery for the first participant in the Radiant Study, which is a Phase II clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of

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