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“Other” Eye Conditions

How to Watch the Eclipse Safely | Avoid Blindness
August 5, 2017 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Staring directly at the sun during an the Great American Eclipse of 2017 can cause blindness. Here’s how to safely view this once in a lifetime event and protect your eyes.

“Alexa, Read This” | Personal Voice Assistants Aid Low Vision Patients
June 22, 2017 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Did you know Alexa (Amazon Echo Dot) can read to you? Alexa can perform thousands of “skills” to aid the visually impaired! Read this!

Botox Injections for Wrinkles and Lines
March 15, 2017 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Ever wonder why Botox is so popular. It does have many medical uses, but it’s a very effective and popular treatment you may consider for your wrinkles…if you have any!

What is Uveitis?
January 24, 2017 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Uveitis refers to inflammation inside the eye. This post reviews the symptoms, causes and treatment options.

Ebola Facts | What Do You Know?
October 10, 2014 By Randall Wong, M.D.

I knew nothing about Ebola until I researched this post. How about you? What do you know?

What is Anisometropia?
January 7, 2014 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Anisometropia can be a result of induced (created) myopia from a scleral buckle and/or cataract. If this is the case, it is usually correctable.

Preventing Giant Retinal Tears
November 6, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Here’s a video and post about preventing the formation of a Giant Retinal Tear….in a patients other eye!

A Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion: aka BRVO
October 28, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

A branch retinal vein occlusion reduces vision by causing macular edema. Treating the macular edema may improve vision.

What is the Vitreous?
October 3, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

The vitreous causes most surgical diseases of the retina. If everyone had a vitrectomy (to remove the vitreous), many people retinal patients couldn’t lose vision!

Marc Staal Hit by Slapshot to Right Eye
March 7, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Follow hockey? NHL veteran Marc Staal wasn’t wearing a visor and receives a slapshot to his right eye. What are the potential injuries?

offices

Currently, I see patients with retinal diseases; macular degeneration, retinal detachment, macular holes, macular pucker within several different practices.....it's a different arrangement, but it allows more continuous care with many eye specialists. In addition, I am very accessible via the web. To schedule your own appointment, call any of the numbers below.

Virginia Lasik | Office of Anh Nguyen, M.D.
Randall V. Wong, M.D.
Contact: Layla

A: 431 Park Avenue, Suite 103 • Falls Church, Virginia 22046
Ph: 703.534. 4393
F:703.992.8158
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Dressler Ophthalmology Associates, PLC
Randall V. Wong, M.D.
Contact: Ashley (Surgery/Web)
Chrissy Megargee (Web)

A: 3930 Pender Drive, Suite 10 • Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Ph: 703.273.2398
F: 703.273.0239
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