Ophthalmology & Optometry/retina cameras

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Question
1. Do you use a retina camera in your practice?
2. What conditions of the eye does it disclose to you?
3. Does it adequately disclose the conditions in question 2.
4. Why don't more practitioners use the retina camera instead of dilating the pupil and inconveniencing the patient?
Thanks.

Answer
1.  Yes.  2. Many. But more common eye ailments as. Diabetic retinopathy, tumors, optic nerve cupping, macular degeneration, Drusen, retinal tears, retinal detachment , lattice degeneration, choroidal sclerosis, hypertensive retinopathy, atherosclerosis , just to name a few     3.  In most cases. Yes.   4. Don't know the answer to that question but a dilated pupil gives better retinal photographs and a better posterior internal view of the retina  

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DR. KENNETH BERGER

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Any and all questions with regard to ocular ailments, eye diseases as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, etc , eye and visual sympomatology, eyeglasses, contact lenses, low or subnormal vision, pediatric vision conditions,and special and unique ailments will be discussed.

Experience

36 years of clinical experience in opticianry and therapeutic optometry. Still in private practice with special interests in vision conditions, diagnosing and treating ocular ailments, prescibing treatment plans which include medicine, eyeglasses, and contact lenses primarily. Although surgery is not within the realm of my area of expertise, I co-manage many pre and post -op surgical cases which include Lasik and PRK procedures.

Organizations
New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians American Optometric Association

Education/Credentials
B.A.,1968, Hunter College of the City University of New York B.S.,1970, Pennsylvania College of Optometry O.D.,1973, Pennsylvania College of Optometry Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Administration Certification, New Jersey 1992

Awards and Honors
Clinical Efficiency Award, 1973, Pennsylvaania College of Optometry

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