What is a retina specialist?
“A retina specialist is an ophthalmologist who has received special training in conditions which involve the vitreous body and retina of the eye. This subspecialty of ophthalmology is known as vitreoretinal diseases and surgery. Retina specialists treat a wide range of retinal conditions such as macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy “
Will my eyes be dilated?
“Both eyes will be dilated at each visit”
Will I be able to drive?
“Most patients are able to drive after dilation, although you may prefer to bring a family member/friend along with you or arrange for transportation.”
What office do you perform?
“Injections into the eye of medications for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (also known as macular degeneration or ARMD), retinal manifestations of diabetes, retinal vein occlusions and other diseases • Laser treatments for diabetes, retinal vein occlusions, retinal tears and holes and thinning and other problems.”
What surgeries do you perform?
“Retinal detachment surgery (various types), Vitrectomy for hemorrhages , Vitrectomy for macular pucker , Vitrectomy for macular hole , Vitrectomy in certain cases of complications of earlier cataract surgery.”