Raising Awareness: Understanding Glaucoma During Healthy Vision Month

Raising Awareness: Understanding Glaucoma During Healthy Vision Month

Posted on: May 20, 2024

In May we raise awareness on glaucoma as part of Healthy Vision Awareness Month. You may have heard glaucoma referenced as “the silent thief”, but what does that mean? While at Desert Retina Consultants our focus is on treating retinal conditions, we recognize the importance of eye health and spreading awareness on glaucoma, the leading […]

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Understanding Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Symptoms and Treatment Options

Understanding Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Symptoms and Treatment Options

Posted on: April 10, 2024

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a condition that affects many individuals over the age of 50 and is a leading cause of vision impairment. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with AMD, it’s important to understand the symptoms and available treatment options.  What is Age-Related Macular Degeneration?  AMD primarily affects the macula, […]

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Safe Viewing for the Solar Eclipse!

Safe Viewing for the Solar Eclipse!

Posted on: March 29, 2024

Explore essential guidance from the American Academy of Ophthalmology to assist you in getting ready for the captivating spectacle of a solar eclipse on April 8th! With the moon aligning between the sun and Earth, forming a celestial phenomenon, it’s vital to prioritize the safety of your vision.

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Navigating Vision in Your Golden Years 

Navigating Vision in Your Golden Years 

Posted on: March 18, 2024

Our eyes need more care and attention as we get older to preserve good vision and overall eye health. At Desert Retina Consultants, we are mindful of the particular needs seniors have for eye care. Our skilled physicians are committed to offering seniors in the community comprehensive eye care treatment. We’ll address common eye diseases […]

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AAO Awards “Best Poster”

AAO Awards “Best Poster”

Posted on: November 8, 2022

Please join Desert Retina Consultants in congratulating Dr. Clement Chan for receiving The American Academy of Ophthalmology’s (AAO) distinguished “Best Poster” Award during this year’s 2022 AAO Annual Meeting held in Chicago this Fall.

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Dr. Chan Presents at Retina Society’s 55th Annual Scientific Meeting

Dr. Chan Presents at Retina Society’s 55th Annual Scientific Meeting

Posted on: November 7, 2022

Dr. Clement Chan, Retina Specialist with Desert Retina Consultants, was proud to be chosen to present his Macular Degeneration research at the Retina Society’s 55th Annual Scientific Meeting held from November 2-5, 2022, at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, CA.

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Dr. Clement K. Chan Inducted Into The American Ophthalmological Society (AOS)

Dr. Clement K. Chan Inducted Into The American Ophthalmological Society (AOS)

Posted on: September 9, 2014

We are delighted to announce the special news that the American Ophthalmological Society (AOS) has inducted Dr. Clement Chan for active membership after accepting his AOS thesis submitted in 2014 entitled : Optical Coherence Tomographic and Visual Results at Six Months After Transitioning to Aflibercept for Patients on Prior Ranibizumab or Bevacizumab Treatment for Exudative […]

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Clinical Trial Aimed At Preventing Wet AMD Approved By FDA Starts Enrollment At SCDRC

Clinical Trial Aimed At Preventing Wet AMD Approved By FDA Starts Enrollment At SCDRC

Posted on: July 29, 2014

This is a multicenter, prospectively randomized, masked and controlled, interventional investigator sponsored phase I/II study of subjects with high-risk nonexudative age-related macular degeneration (AMD) treated with intravitreal ranibizumab quarterly for prophylaxis of conversion to exudative age-related macular degeneration. The objective of this study is to investigate the safety and efficacy of prophylactic anti-vascular endothelial growth […]

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AREDS 2 UPDATE – Vitamins For Macular Degeneration

AREDS 2 UPDATE – Vitamins For Macular Degeneration

Posted on: May 25, 2013

In 2001, the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) led by the National Eye Institute (NEI) established that daily high doses of vitamins (beta-carotene, C, E) and the mineral (zinc and copper) can slow the progression to advanced AMD. While many patients have benefited from the AREDS formulation, beta-carotene use has been linked to a heightened […]

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