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  • What is a macular hole?

    By admin , posted on Sep 01, 2017

    The middle of our eye is filled with vitreous gel.  This gel is made up of a 3-Dimensional collagen matrix

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  • Know the difference between an Ophthalmologist, Optometrist and an Optician.

    By admin , posted on Apr 13, 2017

    Understanding the difference between an ophthalmologist, an optometrist and an optician is very important in order to receive the appropriate

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  • Looking for an eye doctor? Know the importance of an ophthalmologist

    By admin , posted on Dec 29, 2016

    There is an old saying that says “The eyes are the windows to the soul”. The reason for this is

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  • What is an Optical Coherence Tomography?

    By admin , posted on Jul 31, 2017

    Optical coherence tomography also known as an OCT has multiple beneficial uses in the field of Ophthalmology and retina. Optical

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  • How is vision measured? Know symptoms of low vision and treatment

    By admin , posted on Jun 23, 2017

    The ability for us to see properly relies on many different components working together in harmony.  Our visual system works

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  • Know how Diabetic Retinopathy can lead to blindness

    By admin , posted on Jun 07, 2017

    Diabetic Retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic retinopathy occurs in patients who have had diabetes

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  • Know how Branch Retinal Vein Occlusions affect young adults

    By admin , posted on Jun 02, 2017

    Branch Retinal Vein Occlusions (BRVO) are one of the most common types of retinal vein occlusion. Most branch retinal vein

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  • Know how Branch Retinal Vein Occlusions are treated

    By admin , posted on May 23, 2017

    Branch Retinal Vein Occlusions (BRVO) can occur from several different conditions. Diabetes, high cholesterol, glaucoma, and systemic inflammatory diseases can

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  • What are the Signs and Risk Factors of Eye Disease?

    By admin , posted on Apr 21, 2017

    Scheduling a yearly comprehensive dilated eye exam is essential in detecting early onset eye disease. While age is the top

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  • Technology and its Advancements for Posterior Segment Surgery

    By admin , posted on Apr 06, 2017

    Technology has made vast advancements over the past several years. Wide field viewing for vitrectomy surgery has allowed for surgeons

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  • Quick Guide to Common Eye Problems and Infections

    By admin , posted on Mar 24, 2017

    Many people will experience an eye problem to some degree throughout their life time. It is important to understand eye

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In the interest of maintaining further transparency and providing a wide breadth of information to our patients and providers, this blog will serve as an educational and informative resource on interesting happenings within Retina Consultants of Boston and in the greater field of Ophthalmology.

Here at Retina Consultants of Boston, Dr. John J. Weiter and Dr. Namrata Nandakumar are on the forefront of diagnostic techniques, treatment and micro-surgical techniques for macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments, macular holes, and a number of other issues affecting the vitreous and retina. Check back here frequently for news and updates on our practice and all things retina!