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Retina Health Center offers cutting-edge injections for patients with macular degeneration

2019-10-18T15:08:24-04:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Retina Health Center is offering a new FDA-approved treatment to help patients overcome a degenerative eye disease that can damage an area of the eye responsible for sharp vision. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Beovu injections to treat wet Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), a common condition in seniors in which new blood [...]

Retina Health Center now accepting patients for clinical trial of new pill for wet age-related macular degeneration

2016-11-08T14:59:05-05:00August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Retina Health Center is now accepting patients for a clinical trial for a new pill, X-82, for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Current treatments for wet AMD include three drugs that are injected into the eye that stop the growth of blood vessels, targeting VEGF, a growth factor that contributes to new [...]

Elmquist Eye Group welcomes Sarah Eccles-Brown, M.D.

2016-11-08T14:59:12-05:00June 13th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Elmquist Eye Group is pleased to announce the addition of Sarah Eccles-Brown, M.D. to the practice. Eccles-Brown will be seeing patients at Elmquist Eye Group’s current locations in Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Shell Point. In addition to providing comprehensive eye care, her surgical areas of expertise include LASIK, premium cataract surgery, eyelid surgery and [...]

Drs. Alexander Eaton and Hussein Wafapoor named top doctors in ophthalmology

2016-11-08T14:59:15-05:00June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Drs. Alexander Eaton and Hussein Wafapoor have been named Top Doctors for 2016 in ophthalmology by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. The Top Doctors ranking recognizes the top one percent of physicians in their field and is based on nominations submitted by other physicians and reviewed by Castle Connolly’s doctor-led research team. Dr. Eaton is the [...]

Retina Health Center invites public to free symposium Jan. 23 on macular degeneration

2016-11-08T14:59:32-05:00December 15th, 2015|Categories: Discussions, Events, Health and Wellness, Hot Tips, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Retina Health Center and the Foundation Fighting Blindness will host the 13th annual Southwest Florida Macular Degeneration Symposium on Saturday,  Jan. 23. The symposium will feature world-renowned experts providing the latest information on treatment options and new discoveries. Attendees will learn about groundbreaking new treatment options for both dry and wet macular degeneration. This free, [...]

Public invited to free symposium Feb. 22 on macular degeneration

2016-11-08T15:00:03-05:00January 28th, 2014|Categories: Events, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

On Saturday, Feb. 22, Retina Health Center and the Foundation Fighting Blindness will host the 11th annual Southwest Florida Macular Degeneration Symposium with world-renowned experts providing the latest information on treatment options and new discoveries. Attendees will learn about the advent of personalized medicine for the management of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), what many are [...]

Emerging treatments for macular degeneration are the focus of free seminar on January 6

2016-11-08T15:00:39-05:00December 20th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

To provide Southwest Florida residents, visitors and the medical community with the latest research and news on treatment options for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), Retina Health Center and the Foundation Fighting Blindness will host the tenth annual Southwest Florida Macular Degeneration Symposium on Sunday, Jan. 6 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, [...]

Emerging treatments for macular degeneration are focus of free seminar Jan. 22

2016-11-08T15:01:11-05:00December 17th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

To provide Southwest Florida residents, visitors and the medical community with the latest research and news on treatment options for macular degeneration, Retina Health Center and the Foundation Fighting Blindness will host the eighth annual Southwest Florida Macular Degeneration Symposium on Sat. Jan. 22 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, located at [...]

Dr. Eaton presents results of large study at Vancouver conference

2016-11-08T15:01:17-05:00August 30th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Dr. Alexander Eaton today presented the results of a two-year clinical study of the drug Fenretinide for the treatment of geographic atrophy, an advanced form of dry macular degeneration at the American Society of Retina Specialists conference in Vancouver. The meeting was attended by retina physicians from around the world. The two-year research was done [...]

Free seminar offers hope to macular degeneration patients

2016-11-08T15:01:30-05:00January 5th, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

When Edward Sweeney, a 67-year-old computer programmer from Buckingham, began having trouble with his vision in his left eye nearly two years ago, he was diagnosed with wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD). In wet AMD, new blood vessels grow beneath the retina and leak blood and fluid. This leakage causes disruption and dysfunction of [...]