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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

September 23, 2015 · 4 Comments

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

December 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

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

June 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

April 5, 2012 · 2 Comments

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