OCLI Blog – Retina

September 12, 2019
September 12, 2019

Fadi El Baba, MD, Retinal Specialist, is the Latest Doctor to Join OCLI

Welcome, Fadi El Baba, MD to the OCLI team of doctors. Dr. El Baba is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of Retinal disorders. He will see patients exclusively in OCLI’s East Setauket location beginning September 9th, 2019. Dr. El Baba joins OCLI after his impressive career which spans over 20 years…

August 10, 2017
August 10, 2017

OCLI Answers Your Questions: Floaters

Q: Is there a way to get rid of the tiny dark specks that float across your eyes? What causes this? A: These tiny dark specks that you see are actually known as “floaters.” Floaters and “flashes” are a rather common occurrence for several people. A floater is a term that refers to the specks,…

July 18, 2017
July 18, 2017

What Is Retinal Detachment?

The retina is the light-sensitive layer of tissue that lines the inside of the eye, almost like film in a camera. It is responsible for sending visual messages through the optic nerve to our brain. If your retina detaches, it is lifted or pulled from its normal position, and vision loss can occur. If not…

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