November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November 4th, 2019

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month and California Retina Consultants wants to bring attention to this condition, which is now the leading cause of new cases of blindness in American Adults. This diabetes complication is also known as Diabetic Retinopathy and is caused by damage to the blood vessels of the retina. If blood […]

Halloween Eye Safety Tips

October 4th, 2019

Halloween is just around the corner! Every year there are hundreds of costume-related eye injuries that are treated in emergency rooms throughout the United States. What’s even worse is that these injuries are completely avoidable! California Retina Consultants is here to provide eye safety tips for both children and adults on Halloween. The best place […]

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 […]