May, 2019

Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia and the Eye

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May 24, 2019

How do our eyes and brain have anything in common? Sunir Garg, MD explains that Alzheimer's disease and dementia, which are caused by damage to brain cells, both appear to have effects on the retina. Read the full article from the AAO to learn how new studies are showing how changes in the retina can detect...  read more

How did James Harden Get a Bruised Retina?

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May 22, 2019

Sunir Garg, MD spoke to the American Academy of Ophthalmology to explain how James Harden, from the Houston Rockets, injured his retina and how a poke in the eye could lead to more damage. Read the full article from the AAO and check out their other article about sports-related eye injuries.

New England Ophthalmological Society Meeting

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May 15, 2019

Last month, Dr. Allen Ho was the Guest of Honor and Taylor R. Smith Orator at the New England Ophthalmological Society meeting at the Back Bay Event Center in Boston, MA. Dr. Ho gave presentations on: “Surgical Pearls from 25 Years of Retinal Surgery”, “Stem Cell Therapy for AMD” and “Gene Therapy for AMD”. During...  read more

Philadelphia Top Docs 2019

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May 3, 2019
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The latest issue for Philadelphia magazine's 2019 Top Docs has been released this month, and several of our Mid Atlantic Retina Physicians have been once again chosen as "Top Doctors" of 2019! Congratulations to Dr. James Dunn, Dr. Mitchell Fineman, Dr. Allen Ho, Dr. Richard Kaiser, Dr. Carl Park, Dr. Carl Regillo, Dr. Arunan Sivalingam...  read more

This Is What New York City Looks Like If You're Color Blind

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May 1, 2019
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What does color blindness look like? Forbes asked Dr. Mitchell Fineman to explain what it is, what causes it and how to treat people who do have color blindness, a condition that affects millions around the world. "Often people who are not affected by color differences do not appreciate the challenges faced by those with color...  read more