What is a Retinal Specialist?
A retinal specialist is an ophthalmologist who has undergone additional training specifically in the field of diseases and surgery of the vitreous and retina. Dr. Keithahn has completed a 2-year fellowship in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery and limits her practice to these diseases in order to maintain a high level of expertise and provide the best care to her patients.
Learn about what a Retinal Specialist does and to learn about specific retinal problems at https://www.asrs.org/patients/what-is-a-retina-specialist
What are Common Diseases Seen by a Retinal Specialist?
Click here for a list with downloadable fact sheets from the American Society of Retinal Specialists. https://www.asrs.org/patients/retinal-diseases
• Cystoid Macular Edema: Medication Injections
• CRVO: Medication Injections and Laser Surgery
• Detached Retina: Scleral Buckle
• Detached Retina: Pneumatic Retinopexy
• Detached Retina: Vitrectomy with Scleral Buckle
• Diabetic Eye Disease: Medication Injection and Laser Surgery for Macular Edema
• Diabetic Eye Disease: Medication Injection for Macular Edema
• Diabetic Eye Disease: Laser Surgery for Macular Edema
• Diabetic Eye Disease (PDR): Laser Surgery
• Diabetic Eye Disease (PDR) Vitrectomy
• Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
• Macular Hole: Vitrectomy Surgery
• Macular Pucker: Vitrectomy Surgery
• Vitreomacular Adhesion: Medication Injections
• Torn Retina: Laser Surgery (Photocoagulation)
• Medication Injections - Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
• Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)