- April 24, 2023
What Is Macular Edema? Are You at Risk?
The macula is an oval-shaped, yellow-pigmented area in the center of the retina. The macula is responsible for sharp central vision (e.g., seeing …
- March 20, 2023
Quiz: How Much do You Know About Diabetic Eye Diseases?
In the U.S., nearly 30 million people have diabetes, leaving them at risk of developing eye disorders that could result in preventable vision loss. …
- February 24, 2023
How Does Blue Light Affect Your Retina?
Did you know? On a sunny day, the white light we see is made up of seven different colors — red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet (or …
- January 31, 2023
Stress and the Retina: Understanding Central Serous Retinopathy
While your retina has the crucial role of enabling you to see, this photosensitive tissue layer is at risk for multiple health threats. When fluid …
- December 29, 2022
What Are Anti-VEGF Medications?
When it comes to retinal conditions, depending on your situation, little or no action, other than monitoring, may be needed. But should treatment be …
- November 30, 2022
Diabetic Retinopathy Prevention and Management: What Patients Should Know
With an estimated 15.9 million Americans age 65 or older now living with diabetes, it remains a major health threat, especially for eye and vision …
- October 28, 2022
What Are Inherited Retinal Diseases?
There are a multitude of vision conditions that can occur throughout a person’s life. From nearsightedness to diabetic retinopathy , your visual …
- September 30, 2022
Early Signs of Retinal Disease
When it comes to your vision, prepare yourself for changes. You may need glasses after having perfect vision your whole life, or you may experience …
- August 31, 2022
What Are the Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy?
Diabetic retinopathy is a progressive eye disease that affects individuals with diabetes and is known to cause irreversible vision loss when left …
- July 28, 2022
Eye Injury Prevention: 3 Things You Can Do
Many eye injuries can be easily prevented. Often, it is only after the fact that it occurs to an eye injury patient that they could have taken some …
- Age and Vision
- Anti-VEGF Injections
- Blue Light
- Central Serous Retinopathy
- Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Eye Injuries
- Flashes & Floaters
- Inherited Retinal Diseases
- Macular Edema
- Pediatric Retina Care
- Retinal Artery Occlusion
- Retinal Health
- Retinal Vein Occlusion
- Retina Surgery
- Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
- Scleral Buckle
- Vision Changes
About PRC Blog
Welcome to the Palmetto Retina Center Blog! Here, we offer patients essential information and insights into the world of retinal health. Check back here often to stay up-to-date on all things retina as well as important announcements from our practice.