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June is Fireworks Eye Safety Awareness Month

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 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 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 May 17, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Getting to Know Ocular Oncologist Timothy S. Fuller, MD

May is Ocular Melanoma Awareness Month. Ocular (uveal) melanoma is a rare but dangerous disease, and only a small number of doctors in the United States treat it. At Texas Retina Associates,

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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 April 19, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Dr. Abbey Spoke About Complications of a Compounded Medication Used in “Dropless” Cataract Surgery at the Vit-Buckle Society (VBS) Annual Meeting

Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan M. Abbey, MD, presented “Complications of Compounded Moxifloxacin-Triamcinolone” at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Vit-Buckle Society (VBS) held March 24 – 26, 2022, in Las Vegas. He

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Posted On March 23, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

In honor of March’s designation as Workplace Eye Wellness Month by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, here are a few tips on how to avoid digital eye strain: Make taking breaks a

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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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