What are floaters?
As a retina doc, I see a lot of people who have floaters in their vision. These are small specks, strands, clouds or webs in your vision that move around … Continue reading
How to treat corneal abrasions
A corneal abrasion is a scratch on the surface of the eye, resulting in a defect in the epithelium — the topmost of the 5 layers of the cornea. The … Continue reading
Pregnancy and the eye
As a retina specialist, I examine a lot of pregnant women who have diabetes. What am I looking for during those exams? Evidence of diabetic retinopathy — bleeding, cholesterol leakage, … Continue reading
Do antibiotics cause retinal detachments?
Until now, I would have answered this question with an emphatic, No! Now, given a story published today at Reuters, I say, maybe… The Reuters piece references a recent article … Continue reading