Archive | Macular Degeneration

Dr. Kokame Presents Research at The Macula Society

Retina Consultants of Hawaii (RCH) has a commitment to research and contributing to the scientific community in vitreoretinal disease. Research plays an important role in developing new technology and treatments to better care for our patients. Dr. Kokame has a particular interest in polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV), a disease that causes decreased central vision. It […]

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Know Your Condition: Is It a Macular Pucker?

Oftentimes we experience certain signs and symptoms of an eye condition, without even bothering to know what causes it and how serious the problem is. Macular pucker is an eye condition that few people have heard of, but can possibly affect you. Know your eye problems and have the symptoms sorted out before they get […]

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What is Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is an eye disease that affects the macula, or the center of the retina that is responsible for your central vision. This condition develops as people (and their eyes) age, making it the leading cause of central vision loss among adults over age fifty-five in developed countries. You are especially at a high […]

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