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What Retina Specialists Want You to Know about AMD to Save Sight

During February’s AMD Awareness Month, the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) is sharing critical knowledge on AMD to help safeguard sight.
1-Feb-2024 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Focus on Your Sight and Health to Ward Off Vision Loss from Diabetes

An often silent condition that can steal vision, diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that may have no noticeable symptoms in the early stages and is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in working-age Americans.
1-Nov-2023 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Preste atención a su vista y salud para prevenir la pérdida de visión causada por la diabetes

La retinopatía diabética, una enfermedad a menudo silenciosa que puede robarle la visión, es una complicación de la diabetes que pudiera no tener síntomas perceptibles en las primeras etapas, y es la principal causa de ceguera irreversible en...
1-Nov-2023 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Press Registration for the ASRS 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting Now Open

The American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) invites members of the press to cover the latest advances in retina science and practice during its 41st Annual Scientific Meeting July 28 – August 1.
2-May-2023 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Retina Specialists’ Journal of Vitreoretinal Diseases Granted Indexing in PubMed Central

The American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) is pleased to announce that its official peer-reviewed scientific journal, Journal of VitreoRetinal Diseases (JVRD), has been granted indexing in PubMed Central (PMC).
31-Mar-2023 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Survey Finds Americans 40+ Lack Sight-Saving Knowledge of AMD

A new survey of Americans 40 and older reveals a concerning lack of knowledge about the leading cause of blindness and vision loss among older adults, age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
1-Feb-2023 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Aging Eyes? Guard Against Vision Loss By Watching for Retinal Disease, Ensuring Access to Expert Treatment in Insurance Plans

During September’s Healthy Aging Month, the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) and its members encourage older Americans, their friends and family to learn the facts about retinal conditions that can steal sight as people age. Knowing...
1-Sep-2022 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) Unveils National PSA Campaign to Raise Awareness of Retinal Disease, Help Public See for a Lifetime

The American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) has released its first-ever national television and radio public service announcements (PSAs) to educate the public about protecting their vision from preventable blindness and vision loss due to...
15-Jul-2022 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Got Retinal Disease? Retina Specialists’ Unique Imaging Tools Can Help Preserve Vision

Advances in early detection and treatment of retinal diseases made possible by retina specialists can preserve sight and virtually eliminate vision loss from conditions such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy and retinal...
2-May-2023 1:50 PM EDT

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The American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) is the largest retinal organization in the world, representing more than 3,000 members in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and 63 countries. Retina specialists are board-certified ophthalmologists who have completed fellowship training in the medical and surgical treatment of retinal diseases. The mission of the ASRS is to provide a collegial and open forum for education, to advance the understanding and treatment of vitreoretinal diseases, and to enhance the ability of its members to provide the highest quality of patient care.