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Measles Can Cause Vision Loss

Measles have been in the news a lot in the past year. This disease wasn’t much more than a blip on the radar of most American parents until recent years, when thousands of people decided not to vaccinate for fear of autism and other problems rumored to be linked to vaccinations.

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February 17, 2017

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Ocular Trauma Classification

Eye injuries, or ocular trauma, occur to over two million people a year. Ocular trauma can include ruptured globes and corneal lacerations that may require surgical reconstruction.

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February 17, 2017

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Retina Specialist

A retina specialist is a medical doctor who has specialized in ophthalmology and sub-specialized in diseases and surgery of the vitreous body of the eye and the retina.

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February 17, 2017

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Retinal Cancer Symptoms

Cancers affecting the retina usually occur in the choroid, a dense layer of blood vessels that supplies the retina.

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February 17, 2017

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ARC Phoenix Recognizes National Diabetes Awareness Month

Did you know that Diabetic Retinopathy is the leading cause of preventable blindness in adults ages 20 to 74 within the United States? In recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month, Associated Retina Consultants is raising awareness

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February 17, 2017

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ARC Travels to Meoqui, Mexico for Eye Care Medical Mission Trip

Dr. Benjamin Bakall, retina specialist at Associated Retina Consultants, recently traveled to Meoqui, Mexico on an eye care mission trip with VOSH International.

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February 17, 2017

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Common Retinal Diseases

Your retinas are thin layers of tissue on the inside back walls of your eyes. Retinas send information to your brain via your optic nerve, allowing you to see.

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February 17, 2017

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Congratulations Dr. De Souza and Dr. Gordon

Congratulations Dr. De Souza and Dr. Gordon!

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February 17, 2017

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Cystoid Macular Edema Causes

Cystoid macular edema occurs when the macular becomes swollen. The macula is an oval-shaped area near the center of the retina.

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February 17, 2017

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Detached Retina Symptoms Require Quick Treatment

Has your vision specialist mentioned retinal detachment and you are not sure what it is? Retinal detachment is a disorder of the eye in which the retina peels away from its underlying layer of support tissue.

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February 17, 2017