Pre-eclampsia associated with retinal detachment

Published: January 6, 2017 5:01pm 688 Views

I wanted to bring this article from the New York Times to your attention. Pre-eclamptic patients have a higher risk of retinal detachment, as well as, other diseases of the retina. If you were pre-eclamptic, don’t forget to mention this to your eye doctor. I am making sure that I ask my patien...

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Women Make Better doctors than Men!

Published: December 31, 2016 4:59pm 510 Views

Check out this article recently published  in the New York Times. I couldn’t agree more! “Patients Cared For By Female Doctors Fare Better Than Those Treated By Men” Elderly hospitalized patients taken care of by female doctors had better results than those seen by mal...

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Island Retina’s photographer James Soque, receives Honorable Mention in Surgical Photography Exhibit, Chicago, 2016

Published: November 8, 2016 5:04pm 784 Views

October 16, 2016, Chicago, IL/USA Our Chief of Photography and Imaging Specialist, James Soque CRA, OCT-C, COA was recently elevated to the position of Chair of the Board of Education for the prestigious Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (OPS), for whom he has served in a voluntary roll...

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HemiVein Occlusion

Published: September 13, 2016 5:08pm 776 Views

This is a stunning picture of a hemivein occlusion taken by our chief photographer, Mr. James Soque. This condition, hemivein occlusion, is typically caused by high blood pressure. It is also associated with high cholesterol and diabetes. The small retinal veins get damaged from these conditio...

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