Amir Yazdanyar, MD, PhD, is an ophthalmologist and vision researcher at Upstate.
What to expect and what to do when a retina is torn or detached
A torn or detached retina is an emergency that need to be identified quickly in order to have a good prognosis. Ophthalmologist Amir Yazdanyar, MD, PhD, discusses the retina, the part it plays in eyesight and the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options involved when it is damaged. Yazdanyar is an Upstate assistant professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, and neuroscience and physiology, who specializes in retinal diseases and research at Upstate.