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Glaucoma and the Retina: The Link You Need to Know

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can cause vision loss and blindness by damaging the optic nerve located at the back of the…

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October 18, 2023

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Retina Screening Guidelines-Why Regular Exams Are Crucial for Eye Health

Small yet significant, the role of the retina is a simple one—to capture light that enters the eyes and change that light into an electrical…

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October 11, 2023

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The Impact of High Blood Pressure on Retinal Health: Hypertensive Retinopathy

Decreased oxygen and blood flow is one of the greatest dangers brought on by high blood pressure. Left untreated, hypertension, another term for high blood…

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October 4, 2023

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Exploring the Role of the Retina in Vision-Anatomy and Function

Visual functions and recognition are mostly controlled by the occipital lobe of the brain. The occipital lobe is the part of the brain responsible for…

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September 25, 2023

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How Do You Know If You Have a Macular Hole?

The retina is made up of 2 main parts, the peripheral retina and the macula. The macula is in the center of the retina and…

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September 18, 2023

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Can My Retina Thinning Be a Sign of Cognitive Decline?

New studies continue to emerge as scientists and researchers try to bridge the gap between the unknown and diseases associated with cognitive performance such as…

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September 11, 2023

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How Do I Differentiate Between a Retinal Tear and an Ocular Migraine?

Any sudden changes to the eyes or to your vision can be frightening. When vision is lost or distorted, partially or fully, seek immediate medical…

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September 4, 2023

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How Long Will the Gas Bubble Stay in My Eye After Retinal Detachment Treatment?

You have just had surgery to fix a retinal detachment or tear in your retina. If your doctor used an intraocular gas bubble to hold…

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August 25, 2023

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What is the Treatment for Fluid Behind the Retina After Surgery?

The retina contains photoreceptor cells that detect light and converts the light into electrical signals by way of the optic nerve to the brain. The…

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August 10, 2023

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Can a Retina Examination be Done if There is a Cataract?

Evaluating and treating your eye health is of the utmost importance for our team at Associated Retina Consultants. We want to preserve or restore your…

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July 25, 2023