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How Does the Human Retina Work?

The first step in the process of vision is the conversion of light into signals that can be interpreted in the brain. This takes place…

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July 1, 2018

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Macular Degeneration – Dry

Macular degeneration is a condition that affects the central part of the retina and results in distortion or loss of central vision. It commonly occurs…

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June 24, 2018

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What is Macular Edema?

Macular edema is a swelling or thickening of the eye’s macula, the part of the eye responsible for detailed, central vision. The macula is…

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June 17, 2018

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Diabetic Eye Disease Treatment

Diabetic eye disease is a group of eye conditions that can affect people with diabetes. While diabetic eye disease may not always be preventable, early…

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June 10, 2018

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Dr. Marc F. Comaratta, ARC Fellow

Dr. Marc F. Comaratta was born in Buffalo, New York and lived there for most of his life. Following in the footsteps of both his…

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June 6, 2018

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Dr. Yousef Jorge Cruz-Inigo, ARC Fellow

Yousef Jorge Cruz-Inigo grew up in Puerto Rico on the western coast of the island in the Mayagüez Municipality. Growing up playing basketball and other…

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June 6, 2018

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!…

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June 5, 2018

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What is Macular Disease?

Macular disease is any disease or degeneration of cells in the macula of the eye. The macula is the center part of the retina which…

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June 3, 2018

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The Macula of the Human Eye

The macula, macula lutea, is the small, yellowish central portion of the retina of the human eye. The macula is the most active part of…

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May 27, 2018

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Benefits of a Retinal Exam

A healthy retina is essential to maintaining clear vision and overall eye function. A retinal examination allows your doctor to evaluate the back of your…

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May 20, 2018