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  • Retinal Vein Occlusions (RVO)- Know the Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

    By admin , posted on Sep 21, 2016

    What are Retinal Vein Occlusions (RVO)? Veins carry blood back to the heart from all over the body, and the

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  • What you need to know about Vitreomacular Traction Syndrome

    By admin , posted on Sep 07, 2016

    The Vitreous Humor The vitreous humor is the gel-like substance which resides in your eye. The vitreous fills the space

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  • What you need to know about Posterior Vitreous Detachments (PVD) and Retinal Detachments

    By admin , posted on Aug 03, 2016

    What is a posterior vitreous detachment (PVD)? Your eye is filled with a gel-like substance called the vitreous. The vitreous

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  • Why Do Macular Holes Occur?

    By admin , posted on Jul 19, 2016

    What is the Macula? The back of your eye is a sensitive network of neural tissue and light-sensitive cells which

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  • Some of the Reasons to Consult a Retina Specialists Yearly-

    By admin , posted on Jun 30, 2016

    At Retina Consultants of Boston, we believe annual eye exams are just as important as an annual physical exam with

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  • Treatment of Epiretinal Membrane

    By admin , posted on Jun 28, 2016

    One of the reasons patients come to see our Ophthalmologists at Retina Consultants of Boston is due to an epiretinal

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  • Reasons to see your Retina Specialist : Plaquenil Toxicity

    By admin , posted on Jun 15, 2016

    Many systemic diseases can affect the eye.  At Retina Consultants of Boston we work together with other specialists such as

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  • Tis the season for itchy, watery eyes…Here’s what to do for seasonal allergies and your eyes!

    By admin , posted on Jun 14, 2016

    It’s allergy season!   Many of our patients come to us during this time of year with complaints of vision changes,

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  • Another successful COPE event at RCB April 2016

    By admin , posted on May 30, 2016

    We love our twice-a year COPE events! This year, our April COPE event was another great success. The lecture topics

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  • Retina Consultants of Boston Attends ARVO May 2016

    By admin , posted on May 30, 2016

    This year in May, Dr. Namrata Nandakumar attended and presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).

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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!