This blog post will inform you about retinal tears and detachments: their causes, the diagnosis process, and the treatment options. Stay with us to learn more.
Jan 27th, 2023
VRC Spotlight: Dr. Albert Li Contributes to Popular Patient Education Series as a Chinese Language Editor
Dr. Albert Li is now the Chinese language editor for the Foundation of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS). Specifically, he is overseeing the translation of the very popular Retina Health Fact Sheet Series into Chinese.
Dec 20th, 2022
Dry Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy: Risk Factors, Prevention, and Treatment
If you are above 60, you may have noticed some changes in your vision. It could be gaps in your vision first thing in the morning or objects that seem to disappear. These are common symptoms of dry macular degeneration.
Dec 19th, 2022
Diabetic Retinopathy: Risk Factors, Prevention, and Treatment
If you have diabetes, keeping an eye on your vision is essential. November is declared Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness month, and for a good reason: diabetic retinopathy, a serious complication from diabetes, affects up to 8 million people in the United States alone.
Nov 30th, 2022
5 Ways to Protect Your Eyes From Diabetic Retinopathy
Despite your efforts to control your diabetes, you may still be at risk for diabetic retinopathy. The good news is that there are things you can do to protect your eyes.
Nov 16th, 2022
Top 6 Eye Vitamins and Minerals for Macular Degeneration
Specific vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin E, copper (cupric oxide), zinc, lutein, and zeaxanthin, can help prevent advanced age-related macular degeneration.
Oct 28th, 2022
How Can I Protect My Retinal Health?
Your retina is a layer of nerves in the back of the eye and is a crucial part of your sight. A healthy retina means healthy vision, and there are a number of habits you can develop in order to keep your eyes at peak performance.
Oct 18th, 2022
Everything You Need to Know About Macular Degeneration
Sep 29th, 2022
How Blood Pressure Can Impact Vision
While hypertension itself doesn’t cause vision-related conditions, it’s considered a major risk factor. High blood pressure is dangerous because it can target your retina.
Aug 31st, 2022
How Common Are Degenerative Retinal Conditions?
When it comes to the retina, many conditions can cause degeneration of the retinal tissues, resulting in symptoms such as loss of vision, blurriness, distorted vision, an increase in flashes and/or floaters, difficulty completing everyday tasks like reading or driving, and even pain.