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What is Macular Edema?

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on August 15, 2017

In the middle of your retina is the macula, a thin film of light-sensitive tissues lining the back of the eye. Without the macula assisting the retina in transmitting visual signals to the brain, you would be unable to read, drive or recognize familiar faces. The macular depends heavily on the condition of the retina…Read More→

The Benefits of Retinal Cryotherapy

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on July 28, 2017

Retinal cryotherapy is an advanced, modern ophthalmology treatment that uses freezing temperatures to treat retinal tear(s), retinal detachment and similar problems that could threaten your vision. Cryotherapy has similar goals to retinal laser treatment, but it may be preferred if bleeding (which could block laser energy) has occurred within the eye during retinal tearing. The Function of…Read More→

Endophthalmitis Care at Elman Retina Group

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on July 19, 2017

Endophthalmitis is a rare, but significant eye disease in which an infection occurs within the eyeball. At Elman Retina Group, our team of specialists is available to help you if you’ve been diagnosed, or you feel you may have this condition. It’s important to contact our team right away if you are having any type…Read More→

Macular Holes: A Serious Threat to Your Ocular WellBeing

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on July 6, 2017

In the realm of sight-robbing eye disease and disorders, a few names such as glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration loom large, and deservedly so. But there are also some less-common eye problems that have similar potential to damage your eyesight, including the one you need to know about: macular holes. Let’s take a look at…Read More→

What can your Retina Specialist do for Macular Edema?

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on May 26, 2017

A the center of your retina lies the macula, an important part of your retina that enhances visual detection of images directly in front of you. For medical reasons, fluid may accumulate in the macula, causing it to swell, thicken and distort your vision. Causes of Macular Edema Diabetic retinopathy is the most common cause…Read More→

Why your eyesight gets worse as you age

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on December 15, 2016

At Elman Retina Group, our team of Maryland eye care specialists are dedicated to helping you maintain and preserve your eye and vision health. Our very own Dr. Elman specializes in retinal care and are here to provide every patient with the individualized attention they deserve. Reasons for Eyesight Deterioration With Age One of the…Read More→

How an eye surgeon can help after an eye injury

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on June 27, 2016

At Elman Retina Group, our goal is to provide you with exceptional, individualized care. If you’ve suffered any type of eye injury, it’s important to have an experienced eye surgeon take a closer look at your eyes, even if your current physician or another medical provider has treated you for immediate needs. The level of…Read More→

What is a Retinal Tear and How can an Eye Surgeon Help?

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on June 22, 2016

Retinal tears occur when the clear jelly filling the middle of your eye called the vitreous humor shifts and pulls on your retina. Sometimes, simple aging causes retinal tears while advanced diabetes or trauma to the eye may force the retina to slide, pull on and damage the retina. Retinal tears occurring beside a blood…Read More→

How Your Retina Specialist Can Help with Age Related Eye Diseases

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on May 31, 2016

Are you getting older and are concerned about your vision? Whether you are starting to have symptoms of an age-related eye disease or you want to keep your eyes as healthy as possible as you age, our ophthalmologists at Elman Retina Group can help. Common Age-Related Eye Diseases Seniors over the age of 60 are especially susceptible…Read More→

What to do When You Suffer From an Ocular Trauma

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on March 30, 2016

Protective eyewear can keep most foreign objects from your eyes during obvious dangerous situations, but you can’t protect from every possible case of ocular trauma. Everyone gets something in their eye sometime during their life, whether it’s an eyelash or piece of sand or something much more serious. Your response to the problem can determine…Read More→