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Retinal Photography

A healthy retina is essential to maintaining clear vision and overall eye function. Retinal photography, also known as fundus photography, is an advanced diagnostic tool that can be used to effectively detect and diagnose a wide range of abnormalities within the retina, the light-sensitive tissue that lines the back of…

Published: March 18, 2018

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Eye Exams for Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that profoundly affects many areas of the body, including the eyes. In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among adults in the United States. Diabetes also increases your risk for eye conditions such as glaucoma and cataracts. The primary concern for eye health in…

Published: March 11, 2018

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Associated Retina Consultants 2018 Blood Drive

Blood Drive The American Red Cross supplies about 40% of our nations blood supply. On February 10, 2018, Associated Retina Consultants (ARC) doctors, staff and community members came together for a blood drive, coordinated by employees who were moved to help others after donating at their children’s school.

Published: March 4, 2018

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Is Glaucoma Hereditary?

Glaucoma is a term used for a group of diseases that irreversibly damage the optic nerve, potentially causing vision loss and blindness. Commonly thought to be a sign of aging, in fact, glaucoma can strike anyone at any age. Genetic and hereditary factors are considered to play a key…

Published: March 4, 2018

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Different Macular Diseases

The macula is the most sensitive portion of the retina, the thin layer of tissue that lines the back of the eye, located near the optic nerve. The purpose of the retina is to capture light that the lens has focused, convert the light into neural signals and send these…

Published: February 25, 2018

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2018 Retina Symposium for General Opthalmologists

 Please join us for the 2018 RETINA SYMPOSIUM Earn 3 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM General Ophthalmologists Program-(Licensed in Arizona) RSVP BY: April 5th 2018 to Michelle Kelly @ or online at : RSVP 2018 Symposium Date:      Wednesday,…

Published: February 20, 2018

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Retinal Detachment Symptoms

Retinal detachment is a serious medical emergency and is characterized by the separation of the retina from the back of the eye. Without urgent treatment, retinal detachment will result in permanent vision loss. The retina is one of the most important structures in your eye because it converts what you…

Published: February 18, 2018

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Retinal Tear Recovery

The retina is the layer of specialized nerve tissue lining the back of the eye that allows you to see. The inside of the eye is filled with a clear gel-like substance called the vitreous. As we get older, the vitreous may pull away from its attachment to the retina…

Published: February 11, 2018

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Glaucoma Care

What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes vision loss in one or both eyes. Glaucoma is caused by fluid buildup behind the eye. This buildup puts pressure on your optic nerve and damages it. If damage to the optic nerve from high eye pressure continues, glaucoma…

Published: February 4, 2018

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AMD Support Group 2018

If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), joining a support group may be one of the most beneficial ways to cope with adjusting to vision loss. A support group offers the opportunity to connect with others, share concerns, explore resources and find possible…

Published: January 30, 2018

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