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What is Cryopexy?

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 24, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

Dr. Abbey Reports on Five Emerging Treatments Presented at ARVO 2021

In the July/August 2021 issue of Retina Specialist, Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan Abbey, MD, published highlights from five compelling retina presentations at the recent Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

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Posted On June 29, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

Seven Texas Retina Associates Physicians Earn New Professional Designation

The American Society of Retina Specialists has awarded its Fellow of the ASRS (FASRS) designation to the following Texas Retina Associates physicians: David Callanan, MD Rajiv Anand, MD Michel J. Shami, MD

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Posted On June 17, 2021 / 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 10, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

Ocular (Uveal) Melanoma and Biopsy – the “Why” and “How” of It

By Timothy Fuller, MD, Ocular Oncologist With the diagnosis of ocular (uveal) melanoma comes the very real risk of metastatic disease, or “spread” of the cancer to other parts of the body.

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Posted On June 7, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

Dr. Abbey and Dr. Williams Co-authored Article Published in Ophthalmology on the Influence of Face Mask Use on Endophthalmitis Risk After Eye Injections

Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan Abbey, MD, and Patrick D. Williams, MD, co-authored a recently published article titled “The Influence of Universal Face Mask Use on Endophthalmitis Risk After Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Injections During

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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 May 25, 2021 / By / Posted in Blog

Dr. Coors and Dr. Christopher Fuller Served as Invited Faculty for Retina LIVE! Surgical Case Series Event

Texas Retina Associates’ Lori E. Coors, MD, and Christopher G. Fuller, MD, joined speakers from Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Stanford University’s Byers Eye Institute, and Duke University Eye Center as part of

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Posted On May 17, 2021 / 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 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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