Patient Education:

The physicians of Retina Associates of South Texas seek to provide you with state of the art treatments for the diseases of the retina, macula, and vitreous. Their clinical expertise and surgical skills allow for a unique opportunity not only to treat a variety of complex retinal conditions but to do so in a compassionate and patient-centered manner. 
 
What we treat:

Diabetic retinopathy
Age-related macular degeneration
Central serous chorioretinopathy
Detached and torn retina
Floaters and flashes
Retinoblastoma
Uveitis
Macular hole
Macular pucker
Cystoid macular edema
Retinopathy of prematurity
Ocular Histoplasmosis
Branch and Central retinal vein occlusion
Ocular Melanoma

Our procedures:

Vitrectomy
Scleral buckle
Retinal cryopexy
Pneumatic retinopexy
Laser photocoagulation for diabetic retinopathy
Photodynamic therapy
Intravitreal Injection

 
Helpful Links:

Anatomy of the Eye
Eye Care of America

Medical Organizations
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Retina Specialists
American Board of Ophthalmology
American Medical Association
National Eye Institute

Disease-Related Websites
Macular Degeneration Support Group
Macular Degeneration Foundation
The Macula Foundation
AMD Alliance International
American Diabetes Association

Blindness-Related Websites
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Research to Prevent Blindness
Lighthouse International
National Association for Visually Handicapped
 
Pharmaceuticals

Avastin
Lucentis
Macugen
Visudyne

AREDS Vitamin Supplements
AREDS nutritional supplements
iCaps
Retinavites
Ocuvite 
Preservision

 
         
         
   
 

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