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  • 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

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  • 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

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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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  • Need to consult an Ophthalmologist? Top five questions to ask your ophthalmologist when you consult for the first time

    By admin , posted on Dec 06, 2016

    Seeing an Ophthalmologist for the first time can be overwhelming, particularly if you are being seen for changes in vision

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  • November Blog- COPE Fall 2016

    By admin , posted on Nov 18, 2016

    Our Fourth Cope Event Was a Success! November has so far gotten off to a great start here at Retina

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  • Who is at risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)? Know the stages of AMD and their symptoms

    By admin , posted on Oct 07, 2016

    What is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)? Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a degenerative eye disease affecting the macula.  The macula

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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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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!