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What is Blue Light?

We are exposed to blue light from everywhere including natural light and the light emanating from all of our…devices. Is it really bad for us?

Retina Specialist | Retinal Detachment | Northern Virginia | Washington DC

Total Retinal Detachment Repaired with 25 gauge Vitrectomy

This video was recently uploaded to my YouTube channel. I walk you through the various steps to repairing a retinal detachment with vitrectomy.

When you need to see a glaucoma specialist | Randall Wong MD

When You need a Glaucoma Specialist

Do you need to see a glaucoma specialist? Here’s when I think you need to see a specialist. Share this with your friends and family in recognition of Glaucoma Awareness Month.

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Do you have glaucoma? Does a relative or friend? January is Glaucoma Awareness Month – here’s what you can do to raise awareness and save the sight of someone you know.

Retina Scan to Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease

Retina Scan May Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease

An eye scan may soon become an integral tool to the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and those who have yet to demonstrate symptoms. Here’s how it works…

Central Retinal Artery Occlusion

Central Retinal Artery Occlusions | CRAO

CRAO is a type of retinal vascular occlusion where the central retinal artery becomes plugged by an “embolus” usually made of cholesterol. Here’s why patients with CRAO need further evaluation.

Retinal Vascular Occlusions | BRVO, CRVO, CRAO, BRAO

Retinal Vascular Occlusions | RVO

There are 4 types of vascular occlusions of the retina. Some are treatable whereas others are not so treatable. Here’s what you need to know….

Central Retinal Vein Occlusions | Randall Wong MD Retina Specialist

Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion | BRVO

Branch retinal vein occlusion is a more common type of retinal vascular occlusion. Treatment options are usually very successful in regaining vision.

Lasers used in ophthalmology

Lasers Used in Ophthalmology

Laser eye surgery can mean much more than laser vision correction. How many different uses of a laser can you name?

Dry Eye Awareness Month July | Randall Wong MD | Fairfax Virginia

July is Dry Eye Awareness Month

July has been Dry Eye Awareness month. This is the first of several articles to raise awareness of dry eye.

Brief History of Cataract Surg

History of Cataract Surgery

Ever hear of couching, the first cataract surgery? Here’s a short summary of the history of cataract surgery, including how the intraocular lens was invented.


Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts develop in just about everyone. Learn the most common symptoms of cataracts, cataract surgery and causes of cataract.

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