Baltimore Eye Surgery Blog

What to Expect During Recovery After a Retinal Detachment or Tear

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on September 22, 2022
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The retina is a thin layer of light-sensitive tissue located at the back of the eye. A retinal tear, as its name suggests, is a small tear in the retinal tissue. Retinal detachment occurs when the retinal tissue completely disconnects from the back of the eye. Retinal detachment is a medical emergency that can lead…Read More→

What Causes Macular Edema? 5 Ways You May Be at Risk

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on August 24, 2022
Macular Edema Specialist Owings Mills, MD

Your overall health can actually impact your eye health and put you at risk for a number of eye conditions, including macular edema. Elman Retina Group’s premier ophthalmologists, Dr. Michael Elman and Dr. Sidney “Sid” Schechet, are skilled at diagnosing and treating macular edema. Below our doctors will discuss macular edema and five conditions that…Read More→

What Is Macular Edema? How To Recognize the Warning Signs

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on July 26, 2022
Macular Edema Treatment Owings Mills, MD

All the parts of your eye are important and work together. An issue with even the smallest part of your eye can dramatically impact your vision. The macula is one of your eye’s small parts. It is located in the center of the retina and plays an important role in your central vision. You use…Read More→

Can UV-Protectant Sunglasses Save You from Macular Degeneration?

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on May 9, 2022
Macular Degeneration Specialist Owings Mills/Pikesville,MD

Sunglasses do more than just make a fashion statement. The right glasses can help reduce the risk of retinal and macular conditions by blocking exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. According to the doctors at Elman Retina Group, if you want to boost your chances of enjoying lifelong ocular health, you would be…Read More→

How Central Serous Retinopathy Is Linked to Stress and Medications

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on April 10, 2022
Ophthalmologist Baltimore, MD

You are probably familiar with most of the physical effects of stress on your body: your heartbeat speeds up, your muscles tense and you may feel a pit in your stomach. But did you know that stressful times may also take a toll on the clarity of your vision? In this post, Elman Retina Group’s…Read More→

How Much Do You Know About the Anatomy of Your Eye?

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on March 12, 2022
Retinal Specialist Owings Mills/Pikesville, MD

Despite relying on our eyes almost constantly throughout the day, most people are not that familiar with this complex part of the body. In fact, take a moment and ask yourself: How much do you really know about the anatomy of your eye? Read on as Elman Retina Group’s doctors take a closer look at…Read More→

Look Out for These 3 Symptoms of Macular Degeneration

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on February 11, 2022
Diabetic Eye Treatment, Owings Mills/Pikesville, MD

The best way to treat any eye condition is to catch it early. Regular eye exams can help to identify issues with your eye health. However, you should also be on the lookout for changes in your eyes. These changes can indicate a more serious underlying condition, including macular degeneration. Elman Retina Group’s Dr. Michael…Read More→

Why You Need an Exam After an Eye Injury

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on January 13, 2022
Eye Surgery, Owings Mills/Pikesville,MD

Everyone knows that regular eye exams are important. But did you know that you should get an eye exam after an eye injury? Your eyes are an important part of your body and, just like the rest of your body, can be injured. Eye injuries can interfere with every aspect of your daily life. In…Read More→

What is Causing Your Blurred Vision?

Submitted by Elman Retina Group on December 15, 2021
Retinal Specialist Owing Mills/Pikesville, MD

Have you noticed a decrease in sharpness or clarity in your eyesight? Then you may be suffering from blurred vision. Blurred vision is a common occurrence but that does not mean it should be ignored. Blurred vision can be a sign of another medical condition that is impacting your health.