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What is an Amsler Grid?

Posted On October 18, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

What is an Amsler Grid?

An Amsler grid is a tool that can help detect early signs of retinal disease that affect the macula which is the center of vision in the retina. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

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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 July 6, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

July is UV Safety Month — Debunking Seven Common Myths About Sunglasses

When most people think of UV protection, they think of their skin and sunscreen. Did you know that long-term exposure to bright sunlight may also increase your risk of eye disease? July

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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 June 20, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Texas Retina Associates Announces the Retirement of David Callanan, MD

It is with mixed emotions that we announce the retirement of David Callanan, MD, from Texas Retina Associates effective June 30, 2022. He has been caring for patients at our practice since

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Posted On June 14, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Dr. Abbey’s Research Featured in New Retina Podcast

The medical journal Retina recently released a podcast featuring research by Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan M. Abbey, MD, on clinical outcomes and surgical technique in transconjunctival sutureless intrascleral fixation of intraocular lenses

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Posted On June 1, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Dr. Abbey Presented Preliminary Findings of a Diabetic Macular Edema Clinical Trial at the Retina World Congress

Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan M. Abbey, MD served as an invited faculty member for the Retina World Congress held May 12-15, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This global physician meeting featured presentations

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Posted On April 26, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Meet Our Plano Clinical Research Coordinators

Tara Keesling and Veronica Bennett are the clinical research coordinators for our Plano office. In addition to enrolling patients in clinical trials for a number of retina conditions like diabetic retinopathy, age-related

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Posted On March 11, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Texas Retina Associates Now Offers Online Appointment Requests!

We are committed to continuing to look for new ways to enhance accessibility and convenience for our patients. That is why we’re excited to share that you can now request an appointment

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Posted On November 30, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

What is Geographic Atrophy?

Approximately 20% of patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) will develop a condition called geographic atrophy (GA). It is considered a late stage of AMD and involves chronic, progressive degeneration of regions

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