Dr. Hershel Patel, MD

Dr. Patel is a graduate of Morasani College of Medicine and is Board Certified in Ophthalmology. He completed a...

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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.


Also known as an epiretinal membrane or wrinkled retina, a macular pucker occurs when a thin layer of scar tissue forms on the surface of the retina.


The eye is a sensory organ that perceives light, transforms it into an electrical signal, and sends it to the brain to produce an image.


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