Make an Appointment (978)-854-5090
  • 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

    Read More

  • 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

    Read More

  • 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

    Read More

  • 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

    Read More

  • 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

    Read More

  • 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

    Read More

  • 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

    Read More

  • 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

    Read More

  • 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

    Read More

  • 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

    Read More

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!