Treament Options for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

July 30th, 2019

  Age-related Macular Degeneration is a common condition that is the number one cause of vision loss among people 50 years of age and older. AMD is the breakdown of the macula, a small spot in the retina, which is responsible for our central vision and allows us to see sharply and clearly. There are […]

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