PATIENT TALK: Sally S.

Making sure our patients receive the utmost care and have a positive experience here at Back of the Eye, MD, is crucial to us. Dr. Notaro goes above and beyond to ensure that quality care and service is delivered to every individual who walks through our doors. In today’s session of “Patient Talk”, we’d like […]

Happy Halloween!

Hope everyone has a happy Halloween – enjoy the night with your families and be safe! Here are some photos from Dr. Notaro’s fall-filled weekend with her loved ones.

What is Macular Edema?

What is Macular Edema? The back of the eye, also known as the retina, consists of several different parts. The macula, which is one of those parts, is what helps you to see fine detail, faraway objects, and color. Macular edema occurs when an abnormal bubble of fluid accumulates in the layers of the macula, […]

PATIENT TALK: Krystal U.

Making sure our patients receive the utmost care and have a positive experience here at Back of the Eye, MD, is crucial to us. Dr. Notaro goes above and beyond to ensure that quality care and service is delivered to every individual who walks through our doors. In today’s session of “Patient Talk”, we’d like […]

Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

What is Central Serous Chorioretinopathy? This condition, often referred to as CSC, is caused by an accumulation of fluid under the retina which causes a serous (fluid-filled) detachment and vision loss. The vision loss usually lasts a few weeks to months without treatment, but can occasionally become chronic or recur. CSC most often occurs in […]

ASRS Conference in Chicago!

This past week, Dr. Notaro attended the annual conference of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) in Chicago. The mission of the ASRS is to provide a forum for physicians to advance the understanding and treatment of diseases of the retina, and also to enhance the ability of its members to provide the highest […]

What is Hypertensive Retinopathy?

Hypertensive retinopathy is damage to the retina (the light-sensitive layer at the back of the eye) caused by hypertension, or high blood pressure. Hypertension damages the small blood vessels in the retina, causing their walls to thicken, which decreases the amount of blood that can flow through them. Patches of the retina may become damaged […]

Lattice Degeneration – What is it?

What is lattice degeneration? Lattice degeneration occurs when the outer portions of the retina become thin. This can make the retina more vulnerable to developing tears, holes, or breaks. This could eventually progress to a visually impairing condition called retinal detachment. Because of this, lattice degeneration should be closely monitored once it is diagnosed. Who […]

Benefits of a Small Practice

Back of the Eye MD has always boasted the benefit our small, privately run practice.  The personal, one-on-one attention we strive to offer is unmatched compared to the significantly less personal care demonstrated in larger corporate settings. In 2016, we surveyed our patients to measure their satisfaction with Back of the Eye MD. We were […]