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What Are Eye Floaters? Are They Serious?

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on July 18, 2018

Eye floaters are tiny dots, lines, specks and “cobwebs” that appear as dark shadows floating in one’s field of vision. Everyone sees floaters at one time or another, and in most cases they are harmless. However, there are some rare cases in which floaters could be signs of a serious eye problem. Elman Retina Group…Read More→

What To Do In Case of an Eye Emergency

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on June 18, 2018

Eye emergencies are scary enough, but not knowing what to do in case of one only adds to one’s anxiety and nerves. Elman Retina Group offers retinal care and emergency eye care to our patients in Baltimore and the surrounding area. Here, our trusted ophthalmologist Dr. Michael J. Elman shares important information on eye emergencies,…Read More→

3 Reasons You May Need Laser Eye Surgery

Submitted by Michael J. Elman, M.D. on June 11, 2018

When most people think of laser eye surgery, they tend to think of the procedure used to improve one’s vision (LASIK). However, there are actually many other reasons as to why a person may need some form of laser eye surgery. These reasons aren’t always related to one’s vision quality, but their ocular health and…Read More→

What is Retinal Cryotherapy?

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on April 23, 2018

What is Retinal Cryotherapy? Cryotherapy is popular in the rehabilitation and exercise science world as a way to promote healing and control inflammation. Thanks to state-of-the-art innovations within the field of ophthalmology, we too can utilize cryotherapy to help patients suffering from retinal diseases or dysfunction. Retinal Cryotherapy On the side of the back of…Read More→

Understanding Macular Degeneration Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on April 16, 2018

Age-related Macular Degeneration, or AMD, seems to start suddenly and worsen in a progressive manner until your vision is completely compromised. Unfortunately, once you notice vision changes, the damage caused by AMD may be permanent. Therefore, it is important to receive regular eye care to detect this condition in its earliest stages, well before macula…Read More→

Common Eye Injuries Our Retina Specialist Treats

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on April 13, 2018

It is extremely important to keep in mind that some eye injuries, even those that are common, may require immediate treatment or possibly even surgery in order to prevent permanent damage to the eye and vision loss. Here are 3 of the most common eye injuries and how our retina specialist, Dr. Elman can help….Read More→

Help with Diabetic Macular Edema from Maryland Ophthalmologists

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on December 1, 2017

Have you been experiencing blurry vision, double vision or floaters? If so, you may have diabetic macular edema, a condition related to both Types I and Type II diabetes. This problem is very serious, and if left untreated it can eventually lead to blindness. If you’d like to protect your vision for life, it’s time…Read More→

Three Ways Surgery Can Improve Vision in Maryland

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on November 27, 2017

Here at Elman Retina Group, Dr. Elman will evaluate and treat your retinal problems working in consultation and in partnership with your referring doctor. If you have vision problems, it’s crucial you get help correcting them as soon as possible. That way, you can return to a life you love as quickly as possible. Still not…Read More→

Understanding Retinal Detachment from Our Eye Doctor in Baltimore

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on September 5, 2017

Problems with your vision occur for a variety of reasons. When you notice a sudden change in your vision, you want to seek treatment to address the underlying cause of your situation. The changes may relate to retinal detachment and delayed treatment can result in permanent damages to your eyes and vision. Basics of Retinal…Read More→