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Diabetic eye exams can prevent blindness. Every patient with diabetes must get regular eye examinations.  The eye disease caused by diabetes is called diabetic retinopathy.  Diabetic retinopathy can cause anything from slight blurring of vision to blindness. Diabetic Eye Exams The risk of developing diabetic eye disease increases...

"Macula" is not a disease. It is the name for the central portion of the retina, which lines the inside of the back of the eye. The retina acts like a film in a camera creating the picture that is sent to the brain where vision...

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) is the premier eye research organization in the world. It’s annual meeting draws over 12,000 scientists and clinicians from all over the world to learn of the latest advances. Only a small number of presentations (less than 5%)...

Dr. Sebag along with research students, Justin Nguyen and Kenneth Yee, presented their research with Doheny Eye Institute of Los Angeles at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology held in Chicago, Illinois this year. Their research, presented as posters in the scientific posters section of the meeting, was based on the principle that all diseases can be better diagnosed and treated if abnormalities can be quantitatively measured.

[caption id="attachment_3960" align="alignleft" width="400"] Dr. Sebag holds party in Chicago to celebrate the release of Vitreous.[/caption] Dr. Jerry Sebag, of the VMR Institute, held a party to commemorate the release of his third book, entitled Vitreous - in Health and Disease. The event, which consisted of a...

[caption id="attachment_3797" align="alignright" width="411"] VMR Institute receives a special visit from Santa Claus[/caption] The 2014 holiday season was indeed a bright one for the VMR staff, when we were paid an unexpected, but very pleasant visit from the man of the season himself, Santa Claus! Along with...

Huntington Beach, Calif., October, 23, 2014 — VMR Institute, a leading facility for treatment of disorders of vitreous, macula, and retina in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas, announced today that Dr. Jerry Sebag will release his encyclopedic text on the vitreous of the...

The 32rd annual meeting of the American Society of Retinal Specialists, formerly The Vitreous Society, took place in August this year. VMR Institute's founding director Dr. Sebag presented on VMR Institute’s experience with limited vitrectomy for floaters. In our scientific study of the effects of floaters...

  [column col="1/4"] [/column] [column col="1/4"] [/column] [column col="1/4"] [/column][column col="1/4"] [/column]   On Wednesday, August 20th, the VMR Institute held yet another informative lecture as part of its 2014 Lecture Series. Dr. Chong, the keynote speaker, Wednesday night centered around the pathophysiology of retinal tears and detachments. Attendees were informed how to suspect a retinal tear or...

Dr. Lawrence P. Chong Named Castle Connolly Top Doctor Dr. Lawrence P. Chong Named Castle Connolly Top Doctor Huntington Beach, Calif., August, 14, 2014 — VMR Institute, a leading facility for treatment of disorders of vitreous, macula, and retina in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas, announced...

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