Retinal Disorders

The retina is a layer of tissue at the back of the eye that detects light and sends messages to the brain. Retinal disorders affect vision and can even cause blindness.

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Ophthalmology (New England Eye Center)

Ophthalmology (New England Eye Center) at Tufts Medical Center in Boston specializes in the testing and treatment of all types of eye diseases and visual problems.
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Doctors + Care Team

Jay S. Duker, MD

Jay S. Duker, MD

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Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): New England Eye Center; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Ophthalmology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4604
Fax #: 617-636-4866

Dr. Duker’s part-time clinical practice is limited to medical diseases of the posterior segment of the eye including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular diseases, posterior segment uveitis and intraocular tumors. He has a particular interest in rare and unusual retinal disorders, especially those connected to systemic disease.

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Caroline R. Baumal, MD

Caroline R. Baumal, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Ophthalmologist; Retina Specialist; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Ophthalmology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4600
Fax #: 617-636-4866

Vitreoretinal diseases and surgery, medical retina, lasers, pediatric retina, diabetic eye disease

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Christopher Robinson, MD

Christopher Robinson, MD

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Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Director, New England Eye Center-Cambridge; Medical Retina Specialist; Comprehensive Ophthalmologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Ophthalmology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4600
Fax #: 617-636-4866

Medical retina and comprehensive ophthalmology

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