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Rajiv Anand, MD, Participates in Medical Mission Trip to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Posted On October 3, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

Rajiv Anand, MD, Participates in Medical Mission Trip to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Texas Retina Associates’ Rajiv Anand, MD, recently returned from a one-week medical mission trip to the National Medical Institute of Mongolia in Ulaanbaatar, where he operated on and assisted with 19 retina

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Posted On September 3, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

Ashkan Abbey, MD, Publishes Article on Key Retina Research Findings Presented at ARVO Meeting

Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan Abbey, MD, serves on the editorial board of Retina Specialist, a medical journal focused on the latest advances in the diagnosis, medical management and surgical treatment of diseases

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Posted On July 23, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

What is Cryopexy?

Cryopexy is an outpatient surgical procedure that uses extreme cold therapy or freezing to treat retinal tears and other retinal conditions. It works by creating scar tissue that seals the tear to

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Posted On July 9, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

What is Pneumatic Retinopexy?

One of the treatments used to treat a retinal detachment, pneumatic retinopexy is an office-based procedure involving injection of a gas bubble into the eye to gently push the retina back into

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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 13, 2019 / 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 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 26, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

Why Your Appointment May Take Longer Than Anticipated

We often have patients and family members ask why they have to wait or why their appointment is taking so long, especially if they see other patients called back before them. We

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Posted On February 20, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

Our Grapevine Office is Moving in March 2019

Our Grapevine office is moving to a new location in March 2019, to better serve our patients. The new office will be located at: 1040 Texan Trail, Suite 100 Grapevine, Texas 76051

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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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