How to Tell if You Have Ocular Melanoma

As temperatures are starting to heat up in San Diego, you are probably spending more time outdoors if not at the beach. Even though getting some Vitamin D is good for your skin and your soul, too much sun can wreak some serious damage on your...Read More

Posted on March 15, 2019 By Dr. P. in ,

Radiation for ocular melanoma

Radiation for ocular melanoma

Being diagnosed with any form of cancer starts you on a journey of testing and treatments. For patients with ocular melanoma, sorting through the treatment options can sometimes feel overwhelming.

For a...Read More

Posted on March 12, 2019 By Dr. P. in

How does the retina get its blood supply?

How does the retina get its blood supply?

Interruptions in the blood supply to the retina can cause a variety of conditions that we commonly treat here in our clinic. Understanding how the retina gets its blood supply can help to understand how...Read More

Posted on February 26, 2019 By Dr. P. in

What is macular pucker?

What is macular pucker?

Among the retinal conditions we treat here at California Retina Associates is a condition called macular pucker. It goes by many other names, including epiretinal membrane, preretinal membrane, cellophane maculopathy,...Read More

Posted on February 12, 2019 By Dr. P. in

Surgical procedures for treating glaucoma

Surgical procedures for treating glaucoma

Glaucoma is a disease of increased pressure within the eye. Over time, this increased pressure can lead to vision loss by damaging to the optic nerve, which is the nerve that communicates information from...Read More

Posted on January 26, 2019 By Dr. P. in

What is a vitrectomy?

What is a vitrectomy?

Vitrectomy, or removal of the vitreous body, is a procedure we perform here at California Retina Associates. It can be very helpful in certain cases, sometimes allowing us to save a person’s vision. What is this...Read More

Posted on January 12, 2019 By Dr. P. in

Eye drops for glaucoma

Eye drops for glaucoma

Glaucoma is a slowly progressing disease, affecting the flow of fluid (known as aqueous humor) within the eye. This can cause a spike in pressure inside of the eye, causing damage to the optic nerve, which stops the eye...Read More

Posted on December 12, 2018 By Dr. P. in