Retina Scan May Give Early Warning of Alzheimer’s Disease

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October 15, 2018

The American Academy of Ophthalmology recently published an article that discusses how a new study shows that an eye scan may be a relatively easy, inexpensive way to test for early Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Sunir Garg weighs in on using OCTA to detect changes in the retina, which have similarities to changes in Alzheimer’s disease.  The retina is a direct extension from the brain. Read...  read more

Can You Get Pimples On Your Eyelid?

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August 14, 2018

Everyone has had a pimple at some point in their life, but have you ever had one on your eyelid? Dr. Sunir Garg explains how eyelid pimples, better know as styes, can form and the different treatment methods to care for them in a safe way. Read the full article here in Women's Health.

How Blue Light Could Damage Cells in Your Eyes

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August 13, 2018

With cell phones, TV’s and computer usage higher than ever, the risk of damaging your eyes from digital blue light exposure has increased.  Dr. Sunir Garg discusses the chances of damaging your retina and the possibility of being diagnosed with Age-related Macular Degeneration later in life.  Read the full article in Forbes, to learn how you could be at...  read more

Genentech’s first implantable drug delivery system shows promising results in phase 2 wet AMD trial

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July 10, 2018

Dr. Carl Regillo, a study investigator for Genentech’s first refillable eye implant, discusses the promising results in a phase 2 trial. The Port Delivery System is designed to deliver a new formulation of Lucentis' active ingredient, ranibizumab, continuously to wet age-related macular degeneration patients to avoid monthly eye injections. Read more about the new surgical implant here.

2018 Publications

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March 22, 2018

Obeid A, Gao X, Ali FS, Allen C. Ho, MD, Jason Hsu MD, et al. Loss to Follow-up Among Patients With Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration Who Received Intravitreal Anti–Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Injections. JAMA Ophthalmol.Published online August 23, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3578 Dr. Allen Ho explains that by employing home monitoring technologies in patients at risk for progression...  read more

2017 Publications

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December 21, 2017

Devon H. Ghodasram, Allen C. Ho, K. Thiran Jayasundera, David N. Zacks. Retinal Prostheses: Clinical Outcomes and Potential Complications. Essentials in Ophthalmology 2017.   Allen C. Ho, Namrata Saroj, Keith Baker, Robert Vitti, Alyson J. Berliner, Desmond Thompson, Daniel B. Roth.  Impact of Baseline Characteristics on Treatment Response to Intravitreal Aflibercept Injection for Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Ophthalmology Retina 2017. Khan MA,...  read more

2016 Publications

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July 14, 2016

Cunningham ET Jr, London NJ, Moorthy R, Garg SJ, Zierhut M.  Drugs, Inflammation, and the Eye. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2016;24(2):125-7. Zheng CX, Moster MR, Khan MA, Chiang A, Garg SJ, Dai Y, Waisbourd M.  Infectious endophthalmitis after glaucoma drainage implant surgery: Clinical features, Microbial spectrum, and outcomes. Retina. 2016 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print]...  read more

2015 Publications

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September 16, 2015

Rayess N, Rahimy E, Vander JF, Spirn MJ, Chiang A, Garg SJ, Hsu J. Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography in Acute Posterior Vitreous Detachment. Ophthalmology. 2015 Apr 29. pii: S0161-6420(15)00314-0. Adam MK, Vahedi S, Nichols MM, Fintelmann RE, Keenan JD, Garg SJ, Hsu J, Maguire JI, Spirn MJ. Inpatient Ophthalmology Consultation for Fungemia: Prevalence of Ocular...  read more

2014 Publications

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December 31, 2014

--Adam MK, Rahimy E, Brady CJ, Aronsky M, Hsu J, Spirn M. Endophthalmitis after penetrating ocular injury in the dentist's chair. Can J Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec;49(6):e154-6. --Lee JY, Folgar FA, Maguire MG, Ying GS, Toth CA, Martin DF, Jaffe GJ, for the CATT Research Group.  Outer retinal tabulation in the comparison of age-related macular degeneration...  read more