Retinal Conditions
  • Ask the Expert: Dislocated Intraocular Lens

    Ask the Expert: Dislocated Intraocular Lens

  • Ask The Expert: Dr. Wong - Epiretinal Membrane

    Ask The Expert: Dr. Wong - Epiretinal Membrane

  • Ask the Expert - Endophthalmitis with Dr. Al-khersan

    Ask the Expert - Endophthalmitis with Dr. Al-khersan

  • Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    If you have age related macular degeneration, you are not alone. Macular degeneration causes more blindness than everything else in America combined. Dr. Charles Wykoff, MD, PhD talks about who is at risk for AMD.

  • Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Diabetic Macular Edema

    Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Diabetic Macular Edema

    For patients with diabetes, diabetic macular edema is one of the leading causes of vision loss. In this video, Dr. Eric Chen discusses how over time patients with diabetes develop diabetic macular edema, which is the swelling of the central part of the retina because of bad or fragile blood vessels. The good news is that now we have very good treatment for this disease.

  • Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Diabetic Retinopathy

    Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Diabetic Retinopathy

    Diabetes affects the small blood vessels all over your body and the eye is sort of the canary in the coal mine. Dr. David Brown and the physicians at Retina Consultants of Texas are world experts on diabetic retinopathy. Listen to Dr. Brown discuss the importance of getting a routine eye exam regularly so diabetic retinopathy can be caught sooner to prevent potential vision loss.

  • Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Dry AMD

    Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Dry AMD

    If you've been diagnosed with macular degeneration you will at the very least have dry macular degeneration. Dr. Matthew Benz discusses this very common problem that is becoming more common and prevalent in our society because we're all living longer. He gives tips on how to decrease your risk of developing Dry AMD.

  • Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Epiretinal Membranes

    Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Epiretinal Membranes

    An epiretinal membrane is an age-related growth of a fine membrane over the macular surface, causing a distortion in vision. Dr. Tien Wong discusses what the surgery is like for this disease.Ask The Expert

  • Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know about Flashers, Floaters and Tears

    Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know about Flashers, Floaters and Tears

    If you are experiencing flashes and floaters, you need to be seen by an eye doctor. In this video, Dr. Matthew Benz discusses the symptoms of flashes and floaters and how they can commonly be related to a posterior vitreous detachment, which can lead to blindness.

  • Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Macular Holes

    Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Macular Holes

    A macular hole is small defect, a small little gap space, in the center part of your vision. Dr. James Major, Jr., MD, PhD discusses what this condition is, how it is treated and assures patients that the success rate at closing macular holes and improving vision is high.

  • Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Uveal Melanoma

    Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Uveal Melanoma

    If you've been told that you have uveal melanoma, or that you might have uveal melanoma, it's important to come to a center of excellence and see an experienced ocular oncologist like Dr. Amy Schefler. In this video, Dr. Schefler discusses the importance of being treated for this rare disease at an experienced center with a team of people who care for patients with this one specific cancer.

  • Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Wet AMD

    Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Wet AMD

    If you were recently diagnosed with Wet Macular Degeneration, it is critical that you see a retinal specialist within a few days of diagnosis. Dr. Rosa Kim discusses how Wet Macular Degeneration can lead to progressive loss of vision quite rapidly. Seeing a retina specialist and developing a treatment strategy is vital to managing this disease.

  • Ask The Expert: Focal Laser

    Ask The Expert: Focal Laser

    Focal lasers are used to directly treat specific portions of the eye and especially to treat retinal tears and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Calvin Mein, MD, explains the uses, procedures, and outcomes of using a focal laser for your eye treatment.

  • Ask the Expert: How the Eye Can be a Diagnostic Tool

    Ask the Expert: How the Eye Can be a Diagnostic Tool

    Did you know that you can tell a lot about a patient’s health by looking into their eye? In this video, Dr. Christopher Henry talks about the different conditions and diseases that can be diagnosed during an eye exam.

  • Ask the Expert: Hypertensive Retinopathy

    Ask the Expert: Hypertensive Retinopathy

  • Ask the Expert: Intraocular Lens Fixation

    Ask the Expert: Intraocular Lens Fixation

  • Ask the Expert: Macular Telangiectasia

    Ask the Expert: Macular Telangiectasia

    Macular Telangiectasia or Mac-Tel is a group of diseases that are currently being studied. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, please contact your eye doctor: vision loss, blurred vision, distortion, waviness of lines, or missing portions of vision. Dr. William Pearce, MD, discusses treatment options once these symptoms start occurring.

  • Ask the Expert: Ocular Foreign Bodies

    Ask the Expert: Ocular Foreign Bodies

  • Ask the Expert: Ocular Trauma

    Ask the Expert: Ocular Trauma

  • Ask The Expert: Retinal Artery Occlusion

    Ask The Expert: Retinal Artery Occlusion

    A retinal artery occlusion is nothing to take lightly. Dr. Sarah Holy, MD explains the seriousness of this condition and what steps to take when experiencing sudden vision loss.

  • Ask the Expert - Solar Retinopahy with Dr. Al-khersan

    Ask the Expert - Solar Retinopahy with Dr. Al-khersan

  • Ask the Expert: Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

    Ask the Expert: Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

    A subconjunctival hemorrhage is a benign condition that can occur after surgery, an eye injection, or spontaneously. Dr. William Pearce, MD, explains how you can treat a subconjunctival hemorrhage without seeing your physician.

  • Ask the Expert: The Eye As a Diagnostic Tool

    Ask the Expert: The Eye As a Diagnostic Tool

  • Ask The Expert: Types of Retinal Detachments

    Ask The Expert: Types of Retinal Detachments

  • Ask the Expert: Vitrectomy

    Ask the Expert: Vitrectomy

  • Ask the Expert: What to Expect When You Need Surgery With RCTX

    Ask the Expert: What to Expect When You Need Surgery With RCTX

    The prospect of needing surgery can be daunting. Dr. R. Gary Lane, MD talks us through what to expect before, during, and after retinal surgery. Our team is here to guide you through the process so you feel prepared and set up for the best possible outcome!

  • Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About High Blood Pressure and Vein Occlusions

    Ask the Expert: Everything You Need to Know About High Blood Pressure and Vein Occlusions

    Retinal vein occlusion occurs most frequently in patients with hypertension. Dr. Richard Fish talks about this serious condition, how it is treated and how it can be managed and controlled. With proper treatment, people with vein occlusions can do remarkably well over a course of time regaining very close to normal vision and with many cases prolonged Anti-VEGF treatment.

  • Leading the Fight Against Uveal Melanoma

    Leading the Fight Against Uveal Melanoma

    Two of patient’s biggest fears in life are losing vision and cancer. Those are the two things Dr. Amy Schefler treats. Dr. Schefler treats adult patients with this rare malignant cancer with her team at Houston Methodist Hospital. Each uveal melanoma patient at RCTX is managed by a large team of experts at Houston Methodist Hospital, including a radiation oncologist, melanoma medical oncologist, ophthalmic pathologist, geneticist, researchers, and others.

  • Qué saber sobre el posicionamiento boca abajo después de una cirugía de vitrectomía

    Qué saber sobre el posicionamiento boca abajo después de una cirugía de vitrectomía

    For Spanish speaking patients. Para pacientes que hablan español: todo lo que necesita saber acerca de como mantener la posición abajo después de cirugía de la retina con una burbuja de gas.

  • Retinal Imaging Diagnostics at RCTX

    Retinal Imaging Diagnostics at RCTX

    Every year the photographers, technicians, and physicians of RCTX perform thousands of diagnostic imaging procedures of the retina, vitreous, macula and other parts of the eye. Here is a day in the life of the retinal imaging department at our flagship Texas Medical Center office. Many thanks to our fantastically talented staff for their professionalism and skill in performing these complex diagnostic tests.

  • What to Expect as a Research Patient

    What to Expect as a Research Patient

  • What to Know About Face Down Positioning After a Vitrectomy Surgery

    What to Know About Face Down Positioning After a Vitrectomy Surgery

    It is common for patients to feel intimidated and scared when they hear they need to be facedown for several weeks, following a vitrectomy eye surgery. Dr. Richard Fish takes you step by step through the process so you know what to expect and can feel confident about the care you’ll receive.

  • You Need an Eye Injection: Here's What You Should Know

    You Need an Eye Injection: Here's What You Should Know

    Many of our patients need eye injections to manage their eye disease. In this video, Dr. Ankoor Shah talks you through the process of an eye injection so that you are at ease prior to your treatment. These treatments make a remarkable difference in vision for many conditions such as macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema or vein occlusions.

  • You’ve Had an Eye Injection: This is What Can Happen Next

    You’ve Had an Eye Injection: This is What Can Happen Next

    Dr. Richard Fish discusses common issues that can occur following intravitreal injections. For further information, visit our website www.retinaconsultantstexas.com

Our New Brenham Location is Now Open

We’re excited to announce that Retina Consultants of Texas’s new Brenham state-of-the-art retina center is now open. The new facility is less than a mile away from our previous Brenham location, at 2620 Becker Drive, Brenham, TX 77833. Learn More.

Our New Brenham Location is Now Open

Our new, expanded facility is located at 2620 Becker Drive, Brenham, TX 77833. Learn More.