Retinal Vein Occlusions

For years it has been known that laser treatment is beneficial in the treatment of Branch Retinal Vein Occlusions and Central Retinal Vein Occlusions. Other treatments including steroid injections, anti VEGF injections and various surgical procedures have also been utilized for these conditions.

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At the Fort Lauderdale Eye Institute and Fort Lauderdale Retina Institute we take pride in our involvement with the surrounding communities. Drs. Ronald Glatzer and Tirso Lara recently spoke to the community regarding the latest treatments for macular degeneration. This talk was sponsored by the Macula Vision Research Foundation, a national organization with a mission to find the cause, prevention, treatment and cure for macula vision diseases. We are also sponsors of many fundraising walks including the upcoming Lighthouse of Broward “Eye Opener” 5K run/walk on January 10, 2010.

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Retinal specialists are medical doctors that have received one or two years of additional training in the diagnosis, medical treatment, and surgical treatment of disorders of the retina, macula, and vitreous.

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Macular degeneration is a deterioration or breakdown of the macula. The macula is a small area in the retina at the back of the eye. Macular degeneration can affect your ability to see near and far. Macular degeneration is the leading cause of severe vision loss in Caucasians over 65.

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Fort Lauderdale Retina Institute offers the most advanced retina care in Broward County. Our doctors are board certified ophthalmologists specializing in the retina. We treat diseases such as age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal tears and retinal detachments.

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