My Opinion

January 22, 2010

"Mrs. Ozurdex" Does Not See Well

Treating patients with Central Retinal Vein Occlusions with Ozurdex is FDA approved. The visual results are probably not going to be as good as with BRVO, but there is still every reason to treat.
February 7, 2010

"Top Ten" Retinal Eye Emergencies: Part II

The "Top Ten" of retinal emergencies is completed today. Topping the list is a type of retinal detachment. Cataract surgery can also lead to relative emergent situations. Remember, losing vision, from whatever cause, can be an "emergency."
February 12, 2010

Blood Thinners Don't Cause Bleeding

Bleeding occurs commonly in diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. Many patients are taking blood thinners for other reasons. When bleeding occurs in the eye, do you need to stop your medicines?
February 25, 2010

Patients Abuse the Internet

Patients use the Internet searching for health information. Doctors are afraid to provide information confusing this with medical advice. Doctors could use the Internet to provide credible sources of information.