Baltimore Eye Surgery Blog

New Treatment Offers Hope for Advanced Dry Macular Degeneration

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on September 7, 2023
dry AMD treatment Baltimore

Geographic atrophy is the medical term for the final stage of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD). AMD affects the center of the retina (macula), which is responsible for central vision and may be neovascular (wet) or non-neovascular (dry). Dry AMD can progress to geographic atrophy, leading to irreversible loss of visual function. While…Read More→

Retinal Laser Treatment: What Eye Conditions Qualify for Laser Treatment?

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on August 8, 2023
Retinal laser treatment Glen Burnie

Laser eye surgery treats various retinal conditions using minimally invasive techniques for long-lasting outcomes that improve eye health and vision. Many of these eye concerns can lead to severe complications, including blindness. Laser technology has treated eye diseases and conditions for over 30 years and provides effective results without using scalpels or needles. Elman Retina…Read More→

Tips to Prevent and Treat Eye Injuries Caused by Summer Sports

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on July 9, 2023
Eye injury Rosedale

Eye injuries happen every summer, and kids playing sports and enjoying other activities have a higher risk of experiencing eye or head trauma. The proper steps and protective eyewear can prevent sports-related eye injuries, which can lead to blindness in severe cases. Our board-certified ophthalmologists offer eye injury treatment in Baltimore and are available to help if…Read More→

Are Your Vision and Eye Health Causing Migraines?

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on June 9, 2023
Vision and Headaches Pikesville

Frequent headaches can be caused by a headache disorder, such as migraine disease, or may be due to an undiagnosed eye condition. If you have recurring migraine-like headaches with or without visual symptoms, an eye exam is essential in determining the cause of your head pain. Schedule an appointment with one of our board-certified ophthalmologists…Read More→

How Sun Exposure Damages Your Eye Anatomy

Submitted by Michael J. Elman, M.D. on May 12, 2023

You’re probably aware that too much sun exposure substantially increases the risk of developing skin cancer. What you may not realize is that sun exposure can also harm the structures of your eyes, resulting in potential vision loss. Elman Retina Group’s Dr. Michael Elman, Dr. Sidney “Sid” Schechet and Dr. David Dao discuss the damage…Read More→

Uncontrolled Diabetes May Damage Your Vision Before You Know You Have the Disease

Submitted by Michael J. Elman, M.D. on April 13, 2023

Uncontrolled diabetes wreaks havoc on various parts of the body, and the eyes are especially vulnerable. Unfortunately, some people with diabetes are unaware of their condition until they notice changes in vision or other symptoms. Elman Retina Group’s Dr. Michael Elman, Dr. Sidney “Sid” Schechet and Dr. David Dao are experts at diagnosing and treating…Read More→

Scleral Buckling Procedure Restores Vision After a Detached Retina

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on February 14, 2023
Retinal Detachment Baltimore

The retina is located at the back of the eye. It is made up of light-sensitive tissue that sends visual information to the brain. A detached retina occurs when the retina is no longer attached to the surrounding tissue. A detached retina is a serious condition that must be repaired to avoid vision loss. Elman…Read More→

Retinal Tears: What To Expect From Treatment and Recovery

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on January 16, 2023
Retinal Tears Treatment Baltimore

Elman Retina Group’s Dr. Michael Elman and Dr. Sidney “Sid” Schechet are experts at diagnosing and treating retinal tears. Below, our doctors discuss what to expect during and after the treatment of retinal tears.

What You Need To Know About Those Pesky Eye Floaters in Your Vision

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on December 18, 2022
Eye Floaters Baltimore

Have you noticed little spots or squiggles in your visual field? If you have been experiencing pesky little eye floaters, then this article is for you. Here, Elman Retina Group’s retinal specialists, Dr. Michael Elman and Dr. Sidney “Sid” Schechet, answer common questions about eye floaters.