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10
APR
2018

Dr. Chong Honored With Prestigious SNNO Award

The XXIII North-East Congress of Ophthalmology event took place in mid-March this year in João Pessoa, Brazil. The three day event featured lectures, panels, and courses, with the 286 participating speakers, both Brazilian and foreign, as well as 40 companies, 170 exhibitors, and...
22
FEB
2018

My Near-Death Experience: What I Learned as a Patient

The 18th Annual Retina Fellows Forum Meeting took place in Chicago, Illinois in January this year. VMR Institute’s Dr. Chong was invited to give a speech about something personal and meaningful. The annual meeting which invites over 90% of the graduating fellows in the...
12
FEB
2018

Listening to the Patient: Diagnosing Vitreous Floaters – A Retina Podcast Interview

Curing Patients of Debilitating Eye Floaters In December, Dr. Sebag was asked to be interviewed by Straight From The Cutter’s Mouth: A Retina Podcast from the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, which interviews the leaders of the field of vitreoretinal surgery. He was...
07
DEC
2017
Diagnosing and treating eye floaters

Diagnosing and Curing Eye Floaters

For over 100 years, the The American College of Surgeons has organized an annual clinical congress that was held this year in San Diego. Dr. Jerry Sebag lectured at the congress, sharing the experience at the VMR Institute for Vitreous Macula Retina in treating patients with...
03
NOV
2017
Halloween at VMR Institute

Happy Halloween from VMR Institute

Happy Halloween from the VMR Institute. It was a real treat to see our wonderful patients on Halloween! Trick or Treat !    
31
OCT
2017
Cure for Eye Floaters

Curing Eye Floaters

On October 7, 2017 Dr. Sebag lectured to the 50th annual meeting of The Retina Society, founded by his mentor at Harvard, Dr. Charles Schepens.   Dr. Charles Schepens, regarded as the “father of modern retinal surgery,” and whose inventions and innovative...
12
JUN
2017

A New Way to Measure Those Obnoxious Eye Floaters

At ARVO’s, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, annual meeting, VMR Institute’s own Jeannie Nguyen-Cuu presented the results of our research to develop a self-administered questionnaire for people with floaters. We created the questionnaire in...
16
DEC
2016
floaters treatment california

Seeing Squiggles? You May Be in Danger of Losing Your Vision

Do you have small spots or squiggles that drift across your field of vision? Do you notice them more when you look at something bright like the sky or a white sheet of paper? If so, you may have eye floaters. What many people don’t realize is that eye floaters are dangerous...
30
NOV
2016
eye disease

‘If You Cross Your Eyes They’ll Stay That Way’ and 4 Other Myths About Eye Health

It’s true that eating carrots can keep your eyes healthy; however, contrary to popular belief, the vitamins and minerals found in your favorite orange veggie won’t improve your eyesight. This is just one myth about vision and blindness that few people question. Read along to...
17
OCT
2016
eye disease

6 Surprising Conditions Your Doctor Can Discover During an Eye Exam

Many people believe that if their vision seems unchanged, they don’t need to schedule regular appointments with their eye doctor. However, a visit to your ophthalmologist can help with more than just vision changes. Not only will your appointment reveal whether you have...
 
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