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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?

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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

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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


This Is What New York City Looks Like If You're Color Blind

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May 1, 2019
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What does color blindness look like? Forbes asked Dr. Mitchell Fineman to explain what it is, what causes it and how to treat people who do have color blindness, a condition that affects millions around the world. "Often people who are not affected by color differences do not appreciate the challenges faced by those with color...  read more


Outcomes of Switching from Aflibercept to Ranibizumab

By editor
April 30, 2019

With age-related macular degeneration becoming a larger issue across the globe, more physicians are participating in research regarding its treatment options. Dr. Jason Hsu, and his colleagues at the Wills Eye Hospital presented a study at ARVO 2019 regarding short-term outcomes of patients, with nAMD, who switched from afliberecept to ranibizumab. Watch the video to learn more....  read more


9th Annual Reticon Conference

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April 29, 2019

Dr. Sunir Garg was invited to attend the 9th Reticon Conference that was held in Chennai, India. World-famous ophthalmologist, Amar Agarwal, hosts the event and invites over 700 attendees to speak and present at the conference, along with one foreign speaker, who was Dr. Garg this year! During the conference, Dr. Garg gave four different...  read more


Testimony Tuesday

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April 9, 2019
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“I love the professionalism of all of the office workers. Everyone performs their job well and they are very friendly!  I chose Dr. Gupta, who performed surgery on my eye, and I was so impressed with his knowledge of how to treat my condition.  He answered all of my questions and I really felt comfortable...  read more