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What is a Vitrectomy?

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 June 1, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

June is Fireworks Eye Safety Awareness Month

By Ivan Castillo, MD Summer is here, and for many that means outdoor celebrations that include fireworks, especially around the 4th of July. Unfortunately, this also means an increase in eye injuries.

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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 March 10, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

What to Expect From an Eye Injection

We know the idea of having an injection in your eye can sound scary, but for many retinal diseases, it is the only way we can deliver potentially sight-saving medicine where it

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

Dr. Choi’s Research on Utilizing Artificial Intelligence to Aid in the Diagnosis of Plus Disease in Retinopathy of Prematurity Patients Published in Ophthalmology Retina

Texas Retina Associates’ Rene Y. Choi, MD, published an article titled “Variability in Plus Disease Identified Using a Deep Learning-Based Retinopathy of Prematurity Severity Scale” in the latest issue of Ophthalmology Retina,

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Posted On December 17, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

What is Scleral Buckle Surgery?

Placement of a scleral buckle is a surgical approach to correct a detached retina, a potentially blinding condition in which fluid gets under the retina and lifts it away from the back

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Posted On December 10, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

The Today Show’s Savannah Guthrie Suffered an Eye Injury: What You Should Know about Penetrating Ocular Trauma and a Torn Retina

NBC Today Show anchor Savannah Guthrie recently revealed that she is undergoing treatment for a torn retina after sustaining an injury when her two-year-old son accidentally jabbed her right eye with a

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Posted On October 25, 2019 / By / Posted in Blog

Eye Injury Prevention Month: Four Tips to Protect Your Eyes

October is Eye Injury Prevention Month. Did you know that according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), nearly half of all eye injuries occur in the home? Whether you are tackling a

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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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