Baltimore Eye Surgery Blog
Submitted by Elman Retina Group on March 16, 2020
Many people are unfamiliar with the way the retina works. That’s understandable — the ocular system is complex! However, lacking an understanding of the eye’s structures makes it easy to misinterpret signs of retinal damage or disease. You might assume that a visual symptom is simply the result of normal, age-related visual decline. But retinal…Read More→
Submitted by Elman Retina Group on February 15, 2020
A healthy diet is important to more than just your waistline. Research suggests that eating certain eye-friendly foods helps protect your eyes from diseases, so you can enjoy clear vision longer. Here, the team at Elman Retina Group reveals the foods you should eat to promote excellent ocular health.
Submitted by Elman Retina Group on January 16, 2020
Clinical trials are used to test the effectiveness and safety of new medications and treatments. Patients may benefit from getting access to medical treatments that they could not receive outside of the trial, and the researchers get the opportunity to test their treatments. In this post, the team at Elman Retina Group gives an overview…Read More→
Submitted by Elman Retina Group on January 3, 2020
Vitrectomy is a procedure that involves the removal of the vitreous — a gel-like substance that fills the inner eye. A vitrectomy is performed along with other surgical techniques in order to reach the retina and treat a variety of serious vision problems. In this post, the team at Elman Retina Group gives a detailed…Read More→
Submitted by Elman Retina Group on November 17, 2019
Diabetic retinopathy is a serious medical condition that can lead to loss of vision. At Elman Retina Group, we receive many questions about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for this eye disease. In this post, our team answers some frequently asked questions about diabetic retinopathy.
Submitted by Elman Retina Group on October 18, 2019
If you’re thinking about skipping your next eye exam, you might want to reconsider. According to recent research from Google’s Artificial Intelligence unit, an inspection of the back of the eye can predict indicators for heart attack and other cardiovascular disease. The team at Elman Retina Group breaks down what you need to know about…Read More→
Submitted by Elman Retina Group on September 29, 2019
At Elman Retina Group, Drs. Michael J. Elman and Sidney A. Schechet have seen first-hand how losing vision to an eye disease or injury can lower an individual’s quality of life. Here our board-certified retina specialists discuss a few simple habits that can help reduce your risk of certain eye diseases and problems that can…Read More→
Submitted by Elman Retina Group on September 28, 2019
At Elman Retina Group, Drs. Michael J. Elman and Sidney A. Schechet strive to provide every patient with compassionate and personalized care, beginning with the first appointment. Here, we explain what you can expect during your first visit with us, as well as how to make the best out of it.
Submitted by Elman Retina Group on September 27, 2019
Soon after turning 40 years old, many people come to the realization that driving is not the same as it was when they were a teenager or in their 20s. The reality is that the eyes undergo a myriad of changes as you age, many of which can affect your ability to see well when…Read More→
Submitted by Elman Retina Group on August 28, 2019
This morning, Dr. Schechet brought breakfast and gave an entertaining and educational lecture to residents and medical students at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Ophthalmology Department. The lecture, titled “Clinical Approach to Uveitis,” was an introductory discussion about the nuances of Uveitis and the associated retinal manifestations- a complex topic! Dr. Schechet kept the…Read More→