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Meet Our Arlington Clinical Research Coordinators

Posted On March 28, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Meet Our Arlington Clinical Research Coordinators

Melissa Alva, Michelle Curry and Angie Torres serve as clinical research coordinators for our Arlington office, helping to enroll patients in clinical trials for retina conditions like age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy,

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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 19, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

Dr. Abbey to Speak at Upcoming Retina World Congress Medical Education Event

On October 24, 2021, Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan M. Abbey, MD, will serve on a distinguished panel of presenters from across the country for a Retina World Congress continuing medical education (CME)

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Posted On April 6, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

New Clinical Trials Available

Medical researchers continue to discover new sight-saving treatments for retinal diseases that once robbed patients of their vision. At Texas Retina Associates, we are currently participating in more than 20 clinical trials

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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 September 1, 2020 / By / Posted in Blog

New Clinical Trials Offer Patients Access to Promising New Retina Treatments

At Texas Retina Associates, we remain committed to safely providing our patients with compassionate and personalized retina care, including access to breakthrough, sight-saving treatments through clinical trials. In fact, our physicians have

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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 April 23, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

Getting to Know Michel J. Shami, MD

With more than 30 years of experience, retina specialist Michel J. Shami, MD, has served Texas Retina Associates since 2001, and sees patients in our Lubbock office.  Dr. Shami is an active

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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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