AMD Awareness Month

February 7th, 2020

Did you know February is AMD & Low Vision Awareness Month? California Retina Consultants wants to help bring awareness to AMD, its symptoms, and the steps that can be taken to help prevent vision loss. Age-related Macular Degeneration, or AMD, is one of the leading causes of vision loss in the country, affecting over 2 […]

Retinal Detachment Symptoms

January 21st, 2020

The retina is the light-sensitive layer of tissue that lines the inside of the eye, similar to the film in a camera. The retina is responsible for sending visual messages through the optic nerve to our brain. Retinal detachment occurs when the retina is lifted or pulled from its normal position, and vision loss can […]

Giving Back: The Gift of Sight

December 17th, 2019

  Giving Back the Gift of Sight The hustle and bustle of the holiday season has everyone out and about shopping to find gifts for friends and loved ones. However, vision is an amazing gift that is often taken for granted. Unfortunately one in 12 American adults cannot afford proper vision care, along with over […]

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 […]