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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 procedures greatly impacted the ophthalmology...

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 order to evaluate the degree of impact vitreous floaters have...

Most people suffer from eye problems at least once in their life. Our eyes are complex organs, and you can experience many different symptoms for different ailments. Here are some common eye problems, their symptoms, and how to make yourself feel better. Eye floaters and flashes You...

At it’s 2016 annual meeting in Chicago, The American Academy of Ophthalmology invited Dr. Sebag to lecture on the approach to curing floaters at The VMR Institute for Vitreous Macula Retina. On that day Dr. Sebag was interviewed by the American Society of Retina Specialists on the merits of limited (minimally invasive) vitrectomy surgery for curing vitreous floaters. In...

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 signs of...

On July 9, 2016 Dr. Sebag of VMR Institute lectured to The Club Jules Gonin, the exclusive international vitreo-retinal society headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland. The meeting was held in Bordeaux, France. The topic of the lecture was vitrectomy for vitreous floaters. Our results of curing floaters...

When you think about age-related eye diseases, you probably think of macular degeneration, even if you aren't familiar with the name. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the number one cause of severe vision loss and legal blindness in adults over the age of 60 in...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert

In response to the threat posed by the C-virus pandemic throughout the world, the VMR Institute for Vitreous Macula Retina has instituted protective measures that are in compliance with the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the California Medical Association (CMA). These specifically include telephone screening for recent travel and relevant symptoms, measuring patient temperature upon presentation to the office, decreasing patient visit volumes by only caring for urgent or emergent cases, and spreading out appointments to implement ‘social distancing’. All staff are equipped with PPE and all equipment and patient contact areas are cleaned between patients.

Thank you for your patience and forbearance during these trying times. Together, we shall prevail.

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