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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.

Doctors + Care Team

Jay S. Duker, MD

Jay S. Duker, MD

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

Macular disease, intraocular tumors, vitreoretinal diseases and surgery, diabetic eye disease

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Elie E. Rebeiz, MD
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Elie E. Rebeiz, MD

Title(s): Otolaryngologist-in-Chief; Professor and Chair, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Otolaryngology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-1664
Fax #: 617-636-1479

Allergies, epistaxis (nose bleeds), enlarged tonsils, nasal polyps, sinus and nasal surgery, sleep apnea and snoring, general otolaryngology, minimally invasive treatment, endoscopic laser treatment of oral cavity and throat cancer, functional endoscopic sinus surgery, anterior skull base surgery, laser surgery of the airway

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Adam H. Rogers, MD

Adam H. Rogers, MD

Title(s): Ophthalmologist; Retina Specialist; Director, Vitreoretinal Fellowship; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Ophthalmology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5486
Fax #: 617-636-4866

Vitreoretinal disease and surgery, diabetic eye disease

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Arnold J. Kroll, MD

Arnold J. Kroll, MD

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

Vitreo-retinal diseases

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Caroline R. Baumal, MD

Caroline R. Baumal, MD

Title(s): Ophthalmologist; Retina Specialist; Associate 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

Title(s): Director, New England Eye Center at Mount Auburn Hospital, 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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Nora Muakkassa, MD

Nora Muakkassa, MD

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

Medical retina and comprehensive ophthalmology, including cataract surgery, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disease, intravitreal injections, laser treatments

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