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June 16, 2010

anti-VEGF Cures Wet Macular Degeneration and Cancer

Wet macular degeneration and many cancers are now treated by anti-VEGF medications such as Avastin. Both diseases are dependent upon VEGF for growth.
September 20, 2010

Sometimes the Disease Wins

Despite my best surgical efforts, many times the results of retinal surgery are less than expected. As I learned from my mentor, "sometimes the disease wins."
October 26, 2010

Retina Specialists Have Classes All Their Own

In order to maintain my medical license, I must go "back to school" and take 50 hours of courses a year. I usually try and get most of my CME done in one trip.
November 17, 2010

Update on Implantable CentraSight Telescope

The CentraSight telescope for advanced macular degeneration has been FDA approved. Medicare still needs to decide if insurance will cover the costs and doctors still need training.