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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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  • What causes Low Vision?

    By admin , posted on Feb 09, 2017

    Low vision is a categorized as a vision loss that cannot be corrected with corrective lenses, contacts or surgery. Low

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  • Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy and Macular Edema in its early stages

    By admin , posted on Feb 03, 2017

    Diabetic retinopathy is a retinal disease that affects the light sensitive layer of nerves in the back of the eye

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  • Does Central Retinal Vein Occlusion (CRVO) affect more young adults?

    By admin , posted on Jan 30, 2017

    Central retinal vein occlusion is a retinal vascular disorder. CRVO occurs when there is a blockage in the main vein

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  • What is the difference between Dry and Wet Macular Degeneration?

    By admin , posted on Jan 18, 2017

    Dry macular degeneration also known as Dry AMD is the most common condition associated with age-related macular degeneration. Dry AMD

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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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  • Need to consult an Ophthalmologist? Top five questions to ask your ophthalmologist when you consult for the first time

    By admin , posted on Dec 06, 2016

    Seeing an Ophthalmologist for the first time can be overwhelming, particularly if you are being seen for changes in vision

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  • November Blog- COPE Fall 2016

    By admin , posted on Nov 18, 2016

    Our Fourth Cope Event Was a Success! November has so far gotten off to a great start here at Retina

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  • Who is at risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)? Know the stages of AMD and their symptoms

    By admin , posted on Oct 07, 2016

    What is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)? Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a degenerative eye disease affecting the macula.  The macula

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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!