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Protecting Your Eyes from UV Radiation-Tips for Retinal Health

Ultraviolet radiation is invisible to the human eye. The longer the eyes are left unprotected and exposed to ultraviolet radiation, whether from artificial light or…

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January 25, 2024

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Macular Holes-Causes, Diagnosis, and Surgical Interventions

A comprehensive eye exam at Associated Retina Consultants can detect many underlying eye conditions and diseases that you may not even be aware you have…

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January 18, 2024

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Retinitis Pigmentosa- A Genetic Perspective on Retina Degeneration

Retinitis pigmentosa is a class of diseases involving progressive degeneration of the retina and comprises a large group of inherited vision disorders. Retinitis pigmentosa causes…

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January 11, 2024

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Retinal Detachment: Causes, Signs, and Emergency Treatment

Retinal detachment is a serious eye condition that requires emergency treatment to ensure vision is not lost. Left untreated can result in total blindness. When…

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January 4, 2024

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Retina Care for the Aging Eyes-Navigating Challenges and Solutions

Virtually every visual function shows declining performance due to increased age. Age-related eye diseases that affect the retina include age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and…

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December 25, 2023

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Top 5 Common Retina Diseases: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Eye floaters, flashes of light, blurred vision, blind spots in central vision, distortions in vision such as straight lines that appear wavy, halos around lights,…

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December 18, 2023

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Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO): Understanding the Impact on Vision

Diagnosis of serious sight-threatening eye conditions is based upon a retinal examination; retina exams detect damage to the retina before you even notice any visual…

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December 11, 2023

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Floaters and Flashes: When to Worry About Your Retinal Health

Suddenly seeing eye floaters for the first time, experiencing vision loss and perceiving flashes of light are good reasons to seek medical care. Waiting to…

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December 4, 2023

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD): Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Age-related macular degeneration, commonly referred to as AMD, is the leading cause of vision loss in people over the age of 60 in the United…

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November 25, 2023

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Retinal Detachment-Signs, Emergency Response, and Treatment Approaches

Although retinal detachment can occur suddenly or over hours, days, or weeks, the warning signs will be obvious and seemingly appear out of nowhere. Retinal…

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November 18, 2023