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Offices Closed, Wednesday March 21, 2018

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March 20, 2018

Due to the impending weather on Wednesday, March 21st all Mid Atlantic Retina offices will be closed.  The safety of our patients and our staff is our number one concern. If you had a scheduled appointment on March 21st you will receive a phone call from a Mid Atlantic Retina patient care liaison to reschedule....  read more

Meet Taz, Guide Dog in Training!

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March 12, 2018

  Hi I'm Taz and I am training to be a Guide Dog.  I was born in June 2017 and named after Dr William Tasman, who was a really awesome doctor. The doctors and staff at Mid Atlantic Retina fundraised for 18 months to sponsor my training so I am super excited to share my experiences...  read more

Weather Notice for Wednesday, March 7, 2018

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March 6, 2018

Due to the impending weather on Wednesday, March 7th, select Mid Atlantic Retina offices will operate under modified hours. If your appointment for Wednesday, March 7th is affected, you WILL receive a phone call from a Mid Atlantic Retina patient care liaison. If you DO NOT receive a phone call, please call the office prior...  read more

New Medicare Cards for 2018

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February 21, 2018

Starting April 2018, Medicare will be issuing new Medicare cards to all eligible recipients. Make sure to bring your new Medicare card to your next appointment to assist in updating your insurance. To learn more about this change and why, please use this link. This short video also provides some details on the updated cards....  read more

2018 NFC Champions--Go Eagles

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January 22, 2018

Dr. Mitchell Fineman was on the field last night during the Eagles v Vikings NFC Championship Game and celebrated with the Eagles medical support team after Philly's NFC victory! Mid Atlantic Retina is the team ophthalmologist for the Philadelphia Eagles. #FlyEaglesFly

Gene Therapy Approved by the FDA

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December 22, 2017

Mid Atlantic Retina is pleased that the FDA has approved gene therapy, voretigene (Luxturna), for very specific uncommon genetic retinal diseases, caused by mutations in the gene RPE65 which may cause a form of Leber Congenital Amaurosis or retinitis pigmentosa.  These disorders cause severe loss of vision starting at birth or in early childhood.  Not...  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

Wills Eye Hospital Retina Update 2017

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December 12, 2017

Dr Allen Ho & Dr Michael Klufas were the program chairs for Wills Eye Hospital Retina Update the first week of December 2017. The program covered a broad range of subjects from the latest updates in medical and surgical retina care, including emerging opportunities in telemedicine and new vitreoretinal surgical platforms including ultrasonic vitrectomy, culminating...  read more

American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting 2017

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November 22, 2017

The annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) was held November 11-14 in New Orleans, LA. Dr Carl Regillo was the program director for the Retina Subspecialty Day, which is the world's largest retina meeting, on November 11th.  Dr Jason Hsu presented PRO: Chandelier Scleral Buckling.  Dr Omesh Gupta presented CON: Use of intraoperative...  read more

2017 ADA Step Out Walk

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November 6, 2017

Mid Atlantic Retina partnered with the American Diabetes Association for their Annual Step Out Walk on Saturday, November 4th in Philadelphia. This was our 7th year in partnership with the ADA raising awareness and funds to stop diabetes. It was a great day for a great cause!