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Testimony Tuesday

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July 16, 2019
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“I have complete trust in Dr. Fineman’s care. So much so, that we drive 1.5 hours for appointments. I originally had retina surgery with another provider, but did not have the best results, and then I went to Dr. Fineman and he completely saved my eye from getting worse. I am now off eye drops,...  read more


Use of the Port Delivery System in AMD

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July 15, 2019

Anti-VEGF therapy has revolutionized the management of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by offering the potential for patients to maintain functional vision for their lifetimes. For many patients, intravitreal injections are required as frequently as every month. The Port Delivery System is a durable drug reservoir designed to dispense ranibizumab over time after surgical implantation, with...  read more


Testimony Tuesday

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July 2, 2019
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“The staff is very positive and friendly, I am always greeted with a smile and genuine concern for my health. The first thing someone always asks is, ‘How’s your eye?’ They are clear with information and always take the time to make sure I understand my visit. I drive 2 hours to be treated at...  read more


Testimony Tuesday

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June 18, 2019
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“I hold very high standards for myself and others, and Mid Atlantic Retina exceeds my expectations every time! Compassion and competence are the hallmarks of the staff at Mid Atlantic Retina. I can tell that the training is of high quality for new employees, and there is an obvious mutual courtesy among all staff. Dr....  read more


Stop blaming blue light for all your problems

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June 6, 2019

Blue light glasses claim to block wavelengths of light that are harmful to our eyes—but how harmful is that light to begin with? Dr. Sunir Garg says, that “There is no clinical sign or clinical evidence that people are being harmed by this,” in regards to the claims that blue light can damage our eyeballs....  read more


Testimony Tuesday

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June 4, 2019
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“When I walk in the door, I immediately feel comforted by Dr. Spirn and his assistants. There is nothing that exceeds diligence, expertise and dedication to ‘doing your best with all you have’, like the medical attention at Mid Atlantic Retina! I am so thankful for the trust, comfort and excellence of the Mid Atlantic...  read more


Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia and the Eye

By editor
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?

By editor
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

By editor
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