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Dr. Breno Da rocha lima

Ophthalmology
FL
male

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Specialist in medical retina and uveitis.

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Ophthalmology

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Breno Da rocha lima
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Retinitis pigmentosa: Dilated eye exam will be important to establish if you have signs of retinitis pigmentosa. Symptoms vary, but may include decrease vision, difficulty ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
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Many causes: There are many causes of recurrent iritis. It can be infectious or non-infectious. It can be associated with systemic auto-immune diseases. A systemic... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Anterior uveitis: Anterior uveitis is an anatomical classification, meaning the primary site of inflammation is on the iris/ciliary body (front portion of the eye)
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A 41-year-old female asked:
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Uveitis: I would recommend seeing the a uveitis specialist for work-up for an underlying cause and determine need for systemic treatment.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Uveitis: Uveitis is the inflammation of the uveal tissue, which includes iris, ciliary body and choroid. Course is variable. It can be infectious or non-infect... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
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Trauma: Yes, depending of the severity of a trauma to the head, it can lead to a retinal tear and detachment.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
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Macular edema: Thickening of the retina can happen from different causes, including diabetes, vein occlusions, among other causes. Treatment varies based on underlyi... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Not common: Bilateral CRVO is not common. Bilateral CRVO has been associated with hyperviscosity syndromes such as primary and secondary polycythemia, leukemia/ly... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
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No visual change: Your eyesight will not change. However, you might experience some fatigue if you force yourself for a full day to see things that you are able to see ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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Depends on severity.: It depends on the severity and the perfusion of the retina. If a patient has macular edema ("swelling of the retina"), treatment is generally recommen... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
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Depends on severity.: CRVO requires monthly monitoring with a retinal specialist when it first presents. Many patients present with associated macular edema ("swelling of t... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
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Exam recommended: Serious eyes conditions can present with those symptoms, including acute glaucoma. It is important for you to see an ophthalmologist, to evaluate your... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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Exam recommended: An eye exam would be necessary to evaluate your vision, need for visual correction and determine if any abnormality on the eye could be responsible fo... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Retina: The retina is a layer in the back of the eye where cells sensitive to light are located.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
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Anisocoria: Measure the size of both pupils in the dark and under bright light conditions
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A 47-year-old member asked:
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Uveitis: Yes, I'm a uveitis specialist. Generally you can find a uveitis specialist in university-based hospitals.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
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Uveitis: First it is important to have a work up to attempt to determine an underlying cause. Uveitis can be infectious and non-infectious. Generally it is not... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
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Chronic uveitis: The course of uveitis is variable based of the cause (infectious or noninfectious) and severity.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
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Iritis: Iritis is the inflammation of the iris ("color part of the eye"). It can be either infectious or non-infectious (and be be associated with certain sys... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
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Sunlight: There are many causes for sensitivity to sunlight, including dry eyes, inflammation in the eyes, and other ocular conditions. I would recommend an eva... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
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Uveitis: Pink eye refers to conjunctivitis. Uveitis is the inflammation of the uveal tissue (iris, ciliary body, choroid). Uveitis can be infectious or non-inf... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
Uveitis: I would recommend seeing an uveitis specialist to determine the need for systemic therapy (steroid sparing agents).
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Da rocha lima is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Da rocha lima is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Residency

CLEVELAND CLINIC
Completed 2012
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