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The 2017 Great American Solar Eclipse

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August 15, 2017

On Monday, August 21st  millions of people in the U.S. will see day turn to night as a total solar eclipse passes over North America.  The last time this happened from coast to coast was 1918.  Viewing this event can damage your eyes.  Here is important information from The American Academy of Ophthalmology regarding How...  read more


Bionic Eye Successfully Implanted at our Wills Eye Hospital Location

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August 11, 2017

Rosemarie Wade lost her vision over 20 years ago due to Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP).  Since then she has been living in darkness and traveling the world searching for treatments to restore her vision. This New Jersey local recently visited the Mid Atlantic Retina office at Wills Eye Hospital to receive the Argus II implant in...  read more


Philadelphia Eagles 2017

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June 29, 2017

Mid Atlantic Retina, team ophthalmologist for the Philadelphia Eagles, were checking players visions during training camp to get them ready for the upcoming season. Summer may have just started but we are gearing up for Fall and some Eagles Football.


Farewell Dr. Jay Federman & Dr. Lov Sarin

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June 7, 2017

Best Wishes to Dr Jay Federman & Dr Lov Sarin on their retirement.  Both physicians joined Mid Atlantic Retina in January 2009 and retired in June 2017.   Dr. Federman was the director of the Research Division of the Wills Eye Institute from 1980-1995 and was co-director of the Retina Service from 1991-1999.  Dr Sarin...  read more


Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2017

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May 11, 2017

ARVO was held in Baltimore, Maryland in May 2017.  Dr Jason Hsu had a podium presentation entitled “Effect of intraocular pressure-lowering medications on neovascular age-related macular degeneration treatment outcomes in the Comparison of AMD Treatment Trials.”.  The following Posters were also presented: 1.      Patient comfort using green (532 nm) versus yellow (577 nm) panretinal photocoagulation with the...  read more


2017 Top Doctors

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May 11, 2017

Once again several Mid Atlantic Retina Physicians were named 'Top Doctors' in Philadelphia Magazine's annual May issue. Dr. James Dunn, Dr. Allen Ho, Dr. Joseph Maguire, Dr. Carl Regillo & Dr. Jim Vander.  Visit our physician's page to learn more about these 'Top Docs'.


5th Annual Vit Buckle Meeting

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April 21, 2017

Dr Richard Kaiser moderated the Surgical Complications Section of the Vit-Buckle Meeting on April 7, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV.


Dr. William Tasman (August 9, 1929- March 28, 2017)

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March 29, 2017

We are saddened by the loss of our founding physician, Dr. William Tasman, who died peacefully on March 28, 2017 surrounded by his family. Dr. Tasman was known for his kind, gracious manner.  He enjoyed medical history, reading, and boating and loved his family and dogs.  The thoughts and prayers of all at Mid Atlantic...  read more


Fifth Annual International Retinal Imaging Symposium (IRIS V)

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March 26, 2017

Dr Michael Klufas presented "OCT Angiography Reveals Choriocapillaris Flow Reduction in Placoid Disorders"  at the Fifth Annual International Retinal Imaging Symposium (IRIS V) meeting in Los Angeles, CA on March 25, 2017.  


2017 Publications

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March 21, 2017

Ho AC, Chang TS, Samuel M, Williamson P, Willenbucher RF, Malone T. Experience With a Subretinal Cell-based Therapy in Patients With Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-related Macular Degeneration. Am J Ophthalmol. 2017 Jul;179:67-80.   Garg SJ.  Panelist. Injection Technique Update.  Retinal Physician.  June 2017, 3-12. Yaspan BL, Williams DF, Holz FG, Regillo CD, Li Z, Dressen...  read more