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What is an Amsler Grid?

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 November 16, 2023 / 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 March 21, 2023 / By / Posted in Blog

Know the Early Warning Signs of a Retinal Detachment

The retina is the layer of nerve cells lining the back wall inside the eye. It senses light and sends signals to the brain so you can see. The vitreous is the

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Posted On January 24, 2023 / By / Posted in Blog

Why Do You Have to Dilate My Eyes?

Your retina is located in the back of your eye. On the front of your eye, the pupil is a round black opening in the center of the iris (the colored part

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Posted On March 2, 2022 / 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 July 12, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

What is a Vitrectomy?

Performed by a retinal surgeon, vitrectomy is a surgical procedure that carefully removes the vitreous gel that fills the posterior segment of the eye. This surgery is employed to correct a number

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Posted On March 26, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

Dr. Wang’s Research Published in British Journal of Ophthalmology

Texas Retina Associates’ Robert C. Wang, MD, co-authored an article titled “Extension Study of the Safety and Efficacy of CLS-TA for Treatment of Macular Edema Associated with Non-infectious Uveitis (MAGNOLIA)” in the

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Posted On February 5, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

February is AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month

By Ivan G. Castillo, MD 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

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Posted On October 20, 2020 / By / Posted in Blog

Dr. Abbey Highlights Five Noteworthy Presentations from the ASRS Annual Meeting in the Latest Issue of Retina Specialist

Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan Abbey, MD, published an article in the current issue of Retina Specialist, highlighting the findings of five intriguing presentations from the recent 38th Annual Scientific Meeting of the

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Posted On June 26, 2020 / By / Posted in Blog

COVID-19 Patient Update #5 — 6/26/2020

Maintaining retina care and treatment is essential to protecting the eye health and vision of our patients. With the new COVID-19 medical guidelines released by the Governor this week, we want to

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