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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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  • Benign and Malignant Eye Tumors

    By admin , posted on Jun 26, 2019

    Much like our skin can develop pigmented lesions, our eyes can also do the same.  These lesions can either be

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  • Early Detection of Macular Degeneration and Why it’s so Helpful.

    By admin , posted on Jun 12, 2019

    Early detection of macular degeneration is extremely important. Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in

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  • 2019 Spring Cope Event

    By admin , posted on May 17, 2019

    This year for our annual Spring Cope event, Dr. John Weiter and Dr. Namrata Nandakumar’s topics of discussion were focused

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  • Ocular Allergies

    By admin , posted on May 07, 2019

    It’s allergy season. Trees and flowers are in bloom and your eyes are feeling it. Ocular allergies can be accompanied

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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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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!