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Dr. Eric Rothchild

Ophthalmology
Saint George, GA

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Ophthalmology

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Rothchild
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Diabetic Retinopathy: Leakage of blood vessels in the retina due to diabetes can cause temporary and/or permanent decrease in vision. Hemmorhage, cotton wool spots and edema can initially present then proliferative changes may develop and subsequently ischemic changes can occur. Early diagnosis and appropriate treatment is warranted.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Rothchild
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Causes of Cataracts: In addition to what has already been mentioned , age and previous eye surgery can promote progression of a cataract.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Rothchild
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Don't be alarmed!: If you are looking at the inner portion of the lower lid, that is near your nose, you have located the lower puntum. This is a structure that is responsible for the drainage of your tears. Thear is also one on the upper lid as well. These can occasionally get inflamed inflamed and can get infected which would require treatment.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rothchild is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rothchild is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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