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  • Common Questions About Cataracts

    By admin , posted on Aug 14, 2018

    What is a cataract?  Does it only occur when you become older? A cataract is the clouding of your natural

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    By admin , posted on Aug 03, 2018

    Glaucoma is a disease that damages the optic nerve.  The optic nerve is the structure that carries all information about

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  • Tips to fasten recovery after surgery for Detached Retina

    By admin , posted on Jun 25, 2018

    The retina is very thin, light sensitive tissue that lines the back of the eye. When light enters our eyes

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  • Successful Spring COPE Event at RCB April 2018!

    By admin , posted on May 08, 2018

    Our Spring COPE event this year was hit! The Spring COPE event topics included White Dots in the Retina and

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  • What is a retinal detachment? Signs, Symptoms, and treatment.

    By admin , posted on Apr 30, 2018

    Blurry vision can be caused by a host of things.  Some are relatively benign such as dry eyes or cataracts. 

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  • Everything you need to know about common retinal diseases, signs, symptoms and diagnosis.

    By admin , posted on Mar 23, 2018

    There are many varying forms of retinal diseases which may lead to visual disturbances. Retinal diseases can affect any part

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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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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!