February Is National Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month
Although many patients experience less severe forms of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the condition can sometimes lead to permanent vision loss, especially if not caught early on.
Jan 28th, 2022
Is it Pink Eye or Uveitis?
If your eyes are red, itchy, and tearing excessively, you might just assume that you have pink eye, which is very common and highly transmittable. However, these symptoms can actually indicate something else, something you might not have heard of until just now: uveitis.
Jan 12th, 2022
VRC is Proud to Welcome Dr. Louis Maisel to the VRC Family
Dec 30th, 2021
The Underlying Health Conditions That Increase Your Risk for Vision Loss
Your eyes are not only the window to the soul--they can also be a window into your health. Most people will experience some form of vision loss or impairment in their life, particularly as they age.
Nov 16th, 2021
Diabetic Eye Disease and the Importance of Early Intervention
November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, which is a perfect opportunity for patients to think about their overall health, learn more about how diabetes affects vision, and/or schedule a diabetic eye screening.
Oct 22nd, 2021
VRCNY is a Sponsor of the CAMS 2021 Scientific Conference
VRCNY is a proud sponsor of the CAMS 2021 Scientific Conference! It is an honor to serve the Chinese-American community and partner with like-minded physicians to provide quality healthcare. We hope to continue this great relationship and support CAMS and its cause!
Oct 14th, 2021
How to Protect Your Eyes at Home
While you might assume that most eye injuries occur in the workplace, especially in high-risk careers, the truth is that many eye injuries actually occur at home.
Sep 23rd, 2021
Retinal Trauma: Three Things to Do
Every year, millions of people around the world experience some kind of eye injury. In cases of blunt force trauma to the eye, these injuries can sometimes cause retinal tears or detachment, which is a medical emergency that can lead to permanent vision loss.
Aug 26th, 2021
What You Should Know About Retinopathy of Prematurity
Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a progressive retinal condition that can occur in babies who are born prematurely.
Jul 17th, 2021
What Happens to the Retina as We Age?
Many simply assume that worsening vision quality and aging go hand-in-hand and that there’s not much that can be done. However, this is not exactly accurate as there is more to the story of how aging can impact our eyes.