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  • What Eyeglasses Can and Cannot Fix?

    By admin , posted on Oct 30, 2018

    How do eyeglasses work? Eyeglasses work by helping focus the light onto the retina. Our eye works just like a

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  • Common Questions after Cataract Surgery

    By admin , posted on Oct 10, 2018

    I feel great.  Are my postoperative instructions really that crucial? All cataract surgery techniques, whether it is regular, or laser

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  • Common Questions about Cataract Surgery

    By admin , posted on Sep 21, 2018

    Is cataract surgery something that I must have done? Cataract surgery is not an eye emergency.  It is a surgery

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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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  • How can untreated Retinal diseases can lead to chronic blindness?

    By admin , posted on Feb 22, 2019

    Normal Vision Vision with Retinal Disease There are various retinal diseases that can lead to blindness if left untreated. It

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  • Dry eye causes and treatment

    By admin , posted on Dec 31, 2018

    Dry eye is caused by the inability of the eyes to produce adequate or quality tears to keep the eyes

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  • October 2018 Fall Cope Event

    By admin , posted on Nov 14, 2018

    We have had yet another successful COPE event this Fall! The event topics included Eye Emergencies You Do Not Want

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  • Common Questions About Cataracts

    By admin , posted on Aug 14, 2018

    What is a cataract?  Does it only occur when you become older? A cataract is the clouding of your natural

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    By admin , posted on Aug 03, 2018

    Glaucoma is a disease that damages the optic nerve.  The optic nerve is the structure that carries all information about

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  • Tips to fasten recovery after surgery for Detached Retina

    By admin , posted on Jun 25, 2018

    The retina is very thin, light sensitive tissue that lines the back of the eye. When light enters our eyes

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  • Successful Spring COPE Event at RCB April 2018!

    By admin , posted on May 08, 2018

    Our Spring COPE event this year was hit! The Spring COPE event topics included White Dots in the Retina and

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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!