What causes retinal detachment?

April 1st, 2017

A: Retinal detachment is a serious issue that occurs whenever the retina separates from the vitreous, which is the gel-like fluid that fills the inside of the eye. As we age, the vitreous may change in shape and pull away

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What are the treatment options for Macular Degeneration or AMD?

March 1st, 2017

  A: Age Related Macular Degeneration is very common and it is actually the leading cause of vision loss in adults over the age of 60. With your early symptoms you may have noticed a slight loss of your central

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Is Plaquenil Bad for My Eyes?

February 1st, 2017

A: Hydroxychloroquine, or Plaquenil, is a common medication used to treat systemic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, sarcoidosis, lupus, and other autoimmune disorders. Although Plaquenil has a small potential to damage the retina (retinopathy), patients taking Plaquenil must be monitored closely because the damage

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