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What is Pneumatic Retinopexy?

Posted On September 13, 2022 / 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 August 16, 2022 / 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 July 26, 2022 / 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 June 7, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

11 Tips to Protect Men’s Eye Health

June is Men’s Health Month which was established to help bring awareness to health issues that men face. A number of retinal diseases can affect men, including diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular

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Posted On January 4, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

2022 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Eyes

As 2022 begins, it is the perfect time to commit to living a healthy lifestyle. Here are eight New Year’s resolutions to improve your eye health and protect your vision: 1. Schedule

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Posted On September 17, 2021 / 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 August 19, 2021 / 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 April 27, 2021 / 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 March 24, 2021 / 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 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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