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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 November 1, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Control Your Diabetes to Protect Your Vision

November is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood sugar, also known as blood glucose, is too high. It damages blood vessels all over the body, including

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Posted On October 3, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Dr. Abbey Presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2022 Meeting

Over the weekend, Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan M. Abbey, MD, taught a course titled “Secondary Intraocular Lens (IOL) Techniques for Retina Specialists” at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) 2022 meeting in Chicago,

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

Inflammatory Eye Disease Awareness Week

Prevent Blindness has declared September 26 – October 2, 2022, as Inflammatory Eye Disease Awareness Week.  There are a number of inflammatory eye conditions. The one we specialize in at Texas Retina

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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 16, 2022 / By / Posted in Blog

Why Your Appointment May Take Longer Than Anticipated

We often have patients and family members ask why they have to wait or why their appointment is taking so long, especially if they see other patients called back before them. We

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

Dr. Abbey Presents at the American Society of Retina Specialists 2022 Annual Meeting

Texas Retina Associates’ Ashkan M. Abbey, MD,  is presenting this week at the 40th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) in New York City. ASRS is the

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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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