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How Common Is Retinoblastoma?

Retinoblastoma is a rare type of eye cancer that usually develops in early childhood, typically before the age of 5. In developed nations, the incidence of retinoblastoma is 1 case of retinoblastoma per 18,000 to 30,000 live births worldwide.

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February 17, 2017

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List of Retinal Diseases

There are many types of retinal diseases: some are fairly common and easily treatable and others are quite rare and require complex treatment. Identifying and treating retinal disease in Phoenix is critical to your overall sight and your quality of life.

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February 17, 2017

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Macular Degeneration Study

The doctors at Associated Retina Consultants in Phoenix, AZ are participating in a new Macular Degeneration study. Learn more here.

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February 17, 2017

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Macular Degeneration Vitamins

Macular degeneration carries a reputation for being a serious disease, and rightfully so. However, some vitamins have been known to help aid in fighting or diminishing the effects of macular degeneration.

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February 17, 2017

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Macular Holes and Cataracts

A macular hole is a tiny gap that appears at the center of the retina, the area called the macula. The retina is the light-sensitive film at the back of the eye. A macular hole, in the early stage, can cause blurred or distorted vision.

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February 17, 2017

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Macular Holes: Causes

A macular hole is a small break in the macula, an area located in the center of the eye’s light-sensitive tissue called the retina. The macula provides the sharp, central vision we need for reading, driving and seeing fine detail.

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February 17, 2017

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Macular Holes: Symptoms

A macular hole is a small hole in the central part of the retina which can lead to distortion and blurring of central vision.

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February 17, 2017

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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