vision loss

November 17, 2009

Cataracts are Like Grey Hair! Everyone Gets Them.

All patients eventually develop cataracts. Cataract symptoms include decreased vision and glare. Cataract surgery often benefits patients with diabetic retinopathy or macular degeneration.
November 18, 2009

Looks Like….Smells Like….But it is Not Macular Degeneration

There are other diseases that mimic macular degeneration that also have choroidal neovascularization and are treated in similar fashion.............but they are not macular degeneration.
December 1, 2009

Retina Laser Treatment Saves Vision

Laser treatment for diabetic macular edema and proliferative diabetic retinopathy has been the mainstay for several decades. Both are described and illustrated.
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.