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  • How do retinal diseases affect cataract surgery outcome?

    By admin , posted on Jan 19, 2018

    Our eye works similar to a camera. The front of our eye, the tear film, cornea, pupil and lens help

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  • What are cataracts? How do they affect vision?

    By admin , posted on Oct 23, 2017

    The way we see is very much like how a camera takes a picture.  The front of the eye –

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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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  • 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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  • 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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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!