Dr. Richard Hamilton, MD

Dr. Hamilton graduated from Harvard Medical School and served a vitreoretinal surgical fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He has conducted over 100 teaching…

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The Center for Retina and Macular Disease has been serving Central Florida since 1991, providing expert, compassionate treatment for disorders and diseases of the retina.  We also specialize in comprehensive low vision care and participate in numerous clinical trials.   Our six highly-skilled physicians are dedicated to the highest standard of care and have been nationally recognized for patient care, education and research. Lasix is very helpful for edema in the legs. It has a quick enough remedy. I take it with Aspartic. Furosemide is an excellent and effective drug, but, in my opinion, it must be taken only according to the doctor’s prescription.

Diabetic retinopathy is primarily the result of diabetes damaging the normal blood vessels in the retina. It is the most common cause of visual impairment in the United States.


When we are born, vitreous gel fills the eye. As part of the normal aging process, the gel begins to shrink and starts to separate from the surface of the retina.


By John Keet [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

The vitreous body is the clear gel that fills the space between the lens and the retina of the eye. A vitrectomy is a surgery to remove some or all of the vitreous body to…


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