Macula of retina

March 18, 2010

Drusen Not Associated with Macular Degeneration

Drusen are white spots in the retina that are associated with macular degeneration. Drusen can also be normal for many people without the disease.
March 23, 2010

You Look All Bent Out of Shape

Distortion is usually caused by retinal disease, but not necessarily from macular degeneration or diabetic retinopathy. There are other causes and most are treatable.
April 12, 2010

Vision Saved by Web Site

A patient loses vision in one eye and develops signs of a retinal detachment in the other. Having read this blog, he knew to email me. He saved his own eye!
April 21, 2010

Optometry Student's First Retinal Surgery

Optometry students frequently rotate through our office.  One of our visiting students had the chance to watch me in the operating room.  I asked her to […]