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Keep an Eye on Safety When Purchasing and Playing with Holiday Gifts

Posted On November 29, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Keep an Eye on Safety When Purchasing and Playing with Holiday Gifts

A 2019 study published in the medical journal Pediatrics found that eye injuries from airsoft, BB, pellet and paintball guns have risen by 50% since 1990. In fact, since 2010, the number

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Posted On October 25, 2022 / 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 11, 2022 / 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 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 26, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Welcome Diana M. Laura, MD!

Texas Retina Associates is pleased to welcome board-certified ophthalmologist and retina specialist Diana M. Laura, MD, to our practice on September 1, 2022. Serving patients in our Dallas Main, Rockwall and Wichita

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Posted On August 2, 2022 / 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 July 18, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Dr. Kothari Discusses Retinal Tears and Detachment on Radio Program and Podcast

Texas Retina Associates’ Nikisha Kothari, MD, was recently invited to speak about retinal tears and detachment on “The Human Side of Healthcare” KLRD News Radio program and podcast. She shared the signs

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Posted On June 28, 2022 / 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 16, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Protect Your Eyes at Work

About 2,000 workers sustain job-related eye injuries each day according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Did you know that 90% of these injuries could have been avoided by wearing proper eye

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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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