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“Other” Eye Conditions

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?

Retinal Implant Now FDA Approved
February 20, 2013 By Randall Wong, M.D.

FDA approves a new artificial retinal implant to restore limited vision in blinded patients.

What is an Epiretinal Membrane or Macular Pucker?
June 27, 2012 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Epiretinal membranes, ERM or macular pucker are a non-blinding cause of decreased vision. The earlier the membrane is removed, the better the visual results.

Vitrectomy for Floaters (FOV)
May 24, 2012 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Floaters can be bothersome changes in your vision. Floater only vitrectomy, shown here, is the basic operation a retina specialist uses to treat patients with floaters.

Does Cataract Surgery Cause Macular Degeneration?
April 11, 2012 By Randall Wong, M.D.

Sometimes macular degeneration is diagnosed just after successful cataract surgery. These disappointed patients often wonder if AMD is caused by the cataract surgery?


Currently, I see patients with retinal diseases; macular degeneration, retinal detachment, macular holes, macular pucker within several different'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.

Capital Eye Consultants
Randall V. Wong, M.D.
Contact: Brigitte O’Brien

A: 3025 Hamaker Court, Suite 101 • Fairfax, Virginia 22031
Ph: 703.876.9630
F: 703.876.0163
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Dressler Ophthalmology Associates, PLC
Randall V. Wong, M.D.
Contact: Andrea Armstrong (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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