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2017 Annual Retina Society

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October 26, 2017

The Retina society held their annual meeting in Boston, MA October 5th-7th. Several of our physicians presented and Dr Omesh Gupta, MD was elected a member of the society this year. 1. Effect of Intraocular Pressure-lowering Medications on Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration Treatment Outcomes in Comparison of AMD Treatment Trials: Jason Hsu, MD, presenter 2....  read more

11th Annual VisionWalk

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October 9, 2017

  Mid Atlantic Retina teamed up with the Foundation Fighting Blindness at their 11th Annual VisionWalk on Saturday October 7, 2017 at Independence National Park in Philadelphia. It was our 5th year supporting this wonderful event, raising awareness and walking for a cure Thanks to all who came out to show their support!  

Top Physician Under 40

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August 28, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Allen Chiang  who is one of five distinguished physicians recognized by the Pennsylvania Medical Society as "Pennsylvania's Top Physicians Under 40".

Solar Eclipse 2017

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August 21, 2017

Everyone is excited for the solar eclipse today but how will it affect your eyes? Dr. Sunir Garg will be appearing on Good Morning America between 7-10 am.  He will also be on FOX 29 News between 2:30-3pm during their live coverage of the Eclipse.  Tune in!

2017 Solar Eclipse

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August 20, 2017

Dr Sunir Garg and Dr Allen Ho discuss the 2017 Solar Eclipse. 1. Ocular Surgery News/Healio. 2.  How to view a solar eclipse. 3.  Eclipse Excitement Sweeps the Region -  August 20, 2017. 4.  How to keep your eyes safe during the eclipse. - August 21, 2017 5. Eclipse of Fox: Millions converge across the US...  read more

Prepping for 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