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Retinal Tear Prevention – Part One

A retinal tear is a rip that occurs in the retina of the eye. This happens when the vitreous liquid pulls on the retina. A…


June 19, 2017

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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 a…


June 12, 2017

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Retinal Examination Instruments – Part Two

Slit Lamp: A slit lamp is a microscope with a light attached that allows your doctor to closely examine the eye. This instrument is used to…


June 5, 2017

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Retinal Examination Instruments – Part One

A complete retinal examination involves the use of many pieces of equipment and several instruments. During your thorough examination in Phoenix, many diagnostic tests…


May 29, 2017

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Diabetic Eye Specialist

A diabetic eye specialist is an ophthalmologist with extensive experience in caring for common eye diseases that affect people with diabetes. Eye disease is very…


May 22, 2017

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Retinal Detachment Repair

The retina is the part of your eye that sends images through your optic nerve to the brain and is essential to your vision. Retinal…


May 15, 2017

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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…


May 8, 2017

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Macular Degeneration – Wet

Macular degeneration is a chronic eye disease that causes blurred vision or a blind spot in your visual field due to damage to the macula…


May 2, 2017

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Macular Degeneration Doctors

It’s important to understand that with macular degeneration, you are dealing with two issues: the medical condition causing vision loss and the vision loss itself.


April 25, 2017

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Diabetic Eye Exam Frequency

Diabetes is a leading cause of preventable, new onset blindness in working-age adults. Diabetes can harm your eyes by causing damage to the small blood…


April 18, 2017