December 10, 2009

Sometimes You Just Need a Vitrectomy

Vitrectomy eye surgery is commonly used to remove blood in cases of vitreous hemorrhage. It is the basic operation of a retina specialist. Advanced proliferative diabetic retinopathy may require a vitrectomy operation for treatment.
January 7, 2010

Blood in the Retina: You Make the Call

Actual case study from this morning. A patient presents with blood in the retina. What would you do?
March 9, 2010

Mom Should Have Washed Your Eye With Soap!

Did you know your eye is as dirty as your mouth? The eye, nose and mouth are anatomically connected and can share bacteria and other pathogens,
March 24, 2010

Your Retina Sees Backwards

Images of the world around us are actually projected upside down onto our retina. This image reversal allows us tremendous peripheral vision and the ability to see objects much larger that only a few millimeters high.