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  In an exclusive Q&A with Renée Ward, Jerry Sebag, MD, FACS, FRCOphth, FARVO, the world’s leading authority on the vitreous of the eye, shares why he chose medical science over computer science in his teen years and offers tips to young adults today who...

Age-related Macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye condition that currently affects as many as 15 million Americans and millions more across the globe. The disease attacks the macula of the eye, where our sharpest central vision occurs, and can only be treated effectively through retinal...

Some would say that our eyesight is our most valuable sense. It is certainly the one we rely on the most day to day. From reading signs and text messages, to recognizing friends and family, to assessing the danger of crossing a busy street or...

It’s no secret that people often delay eye exams, especially if they don’t need contacts or glasses. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, however, there are 61 million American adults currently at high risk for serious vision loss -- yet only...

The History of Vail Vitrectomy [caption id="attachment_5263" align="alignright" width="382"] Vail Vitrectomy 2016 at The Marriott Hotel[/caption] In 1972, a group of four vitreous pioneers began backpacking trips near Telluride, Colorado. Robert Machemer, Tom Aaberg Sr., Paul Wetzig and his son Rich, and Guy O’Grady took a trip every summer for...

Dr. Sebag will be giving a presentation on the aging changes in the eye. He will discuss how aging can result in blinding diseases such as retinal detachment, macular holes, as well as age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in people above the...

Dr. Chong will be giving a very informative lecture at Hoag Health Center on Thursday, February 9th, 2016. In his talk you will learn why age related macular degeneration is the leading cause of irreversible visual loss in those age 65 and older as well as what symptoms...

Breakthrough Results of the DRCR.net Protocol S and Protocol T Will Dramatically Change the Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy The Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCR.net) is a collaborative network dedicated to facilitating multicenter clinical research of diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema and associated conditions; some of...

Dr. Lawrence P. Chong Named Top Doctor 2016 Dr. Lawrence P. Chong has been named one of America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly once more in 2016   Huntington Beach, Calif., January, 10, 2016 — VMR Institute, a leading facility for treatment of disorders of vitreous, macula, and retina...

Dr. Sebag and some of the staff attended the Orange County Optometric Society's symposium held on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at the iconic Oakley Headquarters in Foothill Ranch. Dr. Sebag gave an informative lecture on “Curing Vitreous Floaters Safely and Effectively – a new paradigm is...

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