Diabetic Retinopathy Symptoms & Treatment

July 1st, 2019

  One of the major complications of diabetes is an eye condition called diabetic retinopathy. This condition is caused by high blood sugar levels which causes the blood vessels behind the retina to leak fluid behind the sensitive nervous tissue, resulting in blurred vision or vision loss. Patients with either type of diabetes have the […]

How Smoking Affects Your Eyes

May 23rd, 2019

We all know that smoking, whether it be in the form of cigarettes or cigars, has a multitude of adverse effects on our bodies and overall health. But did you know smoking has several negative effects on our eyes specifically as well? May 31st is World No-Tobacco Day. The purpose of this day is to […]

Nika Bagheri, MD – Retina Today

April 5th, 2019

Nika Bagheri, MD of California Retina Consultants wrote about “Starting off as the First Female Physician in an All-Male Practice” in Retina Today Magazine. Based on her unique experience, she gives her ten tips regarding making this transition.   Click here to read the full article

The Great American Eclipse of 2017 & Solar Retinopathy

August 10th, 2017

What is Eclipse Blindness, Also Known as Solar Retinopathy? Although this anticipated astronomical event is very exciting, it can also be extremely harmful to your vision unless proper precautions are taken before viewing. We all know that you should never look directly at the sun. But even during an eclipse, the sun’s light can cause […]