Uveitis for Medical-Legal Issues

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Medical Background Uveitis is inflammation of that portion of the eye referred to as the uveal tract.  The uveal tract consists of the iris, ciliary body, and the choroids.  The individual components of the uveal tract serve different functions, but are anatomically … Read More

Eye Expert Witness for Retinal Detachment

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Retinal detachment occurs when the inner lining to the back wall of the eye peels away from its underlying base. As the retinal detaches it loses it’s circulation, atrophies, and degenerates. When this happens, vision it may be irreparably lost. An eye expert witness for retinal detachment may opine about the prognosis for visual recovery.

Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is a leading cause of visual loss in patients over the age of 50.  It is estimated that almost 3% of individuals over the age of 65 have severe visual loss from macular degeneration. What is the macula? The … Read More

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