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How Do You Fix a Torn Retina?

A detached retina almost always requires emergency surgery for repair. Retinal detachment is when the tissue at the back of the eye pulls away from…

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July 18, 2022

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How is Geographic Atrophy Diagnosed?

Geographic atrophy is an advanced form of age-related macular degeneration. More than 5 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with geographic atrophy with 1 in…

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July 11, 2022

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Anatomy of Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration, commonly referred to as AMD, is the leading cause of vision loss in people over the age of 60 in the United…

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July 4, 2022

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Is a Retina Specialist an Ophthalmologist?

Going to the eye doctor should be a part of your overall health and wellness plan. Many people do not realize that a simple visit…

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June 25, 2022

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How Is a Detached Retina Fixed?

Retinal detachment happens when the retina, the light sensitive-layer of tissue at the back of the eye, is pulled away from its normal position. Symptoms…

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June 18, 2022

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What Does a Person with Diabetic Retinopathy See?

Diabetic retinopathy is an eye disease that affects the retina in those with diabetes, including gestational diabetes as well as type 1 and type 2…

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June 11, 2022

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How Is a Detached Retina Fixed?

Retinal detachment happens when the retina, the light sensitive-layer of tissue at the back of the eye, is pulled away from its normal position. Symptoms…

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June 4, 2022

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What Does a Person with Diabetic Retinopathy See?

Diabetic retinopathy is an eye disease that affects the retina in those with diabetes, including gestational diabetes as well as type 1 and type 2…

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May 25, 2022

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Hereditary Macular Diseases

You may be surprised to learn there is a difference between the labels of hereditary and genetic when trying to determine if you may be…

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May 18, 2022

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How is Diabetic Retinopathy Diagnosed?

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that affects the blood vessels in the retina, the light-sensitive layer of tissue in the back of the eye. It occurs when too much blood sugar damages the…

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May 11, 2022