Medical Services related to John Robert Heckenlively MD

Argus® II Retinal Prosthesis System (Argus II)

Retinal implant for individuals with late-stage retinitis pigmentosa. If you have late-stage retinitis pigmentosa (RP), you may be a candidate for the Argus® II Retinal Prosthesis System, a retinal implant that could provide partial sight for individuals with the disease. The Argus II is sometimes refered to as the 'bionic eye."

Cystoid Macular Edema (CME)

What is Cystoid Macular Edema (CME)-this comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, risk factors, tests & diagnosis, treatment options. 

Detached Retina (Retinal Detachment)

What is a Detached Retina (Retinal Detachment) - this comprehensive overview includes symptoms, causes, risk factors, tests & diagnosis, treatment options.

Diabetic Retinopathy

What is Diabetic retinopathy - this comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, risk factors, tests & diagnosis, treatment options

Dietary Supplements and Age-Related Macular Degeneration

An large scale national study sponsored by NEI revealed that individuals taking supplements with high levels of nutrients—such as vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, and zinc— can significantly reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and its associated vision loss.

Endophthalmitis

"What is Endophthalmitis - this comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, risk factors, tests & diagnosis, treatment options. 

Retina and Uveitis Service

 Physicians in the Retina & Uveitis Service have extensive experience in the treatment of diseases and conditions such as retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, retinitis pigmentosa, vascular occlusive disease, age-related macular degeneration, macular holes, hereditary retinal degenerations, ocular inflammation, and ocular tumors.

Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)

"What is Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) - this comprehensive overview includes description of, symptoms, treatment options, resources.

Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)

What is Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) - this comprehensive overview includes symptoms, causes, risk factors, tests & diagnosis, treatment options.

Retinoschisis

What is Retinoschisis-this comprehensive overview includes symptoms, causes, risk factors, tests & diagnosis, treatment options.

Ushers Syndrome

What is Ushers Syndrome - this comprehensive overview includes symptoms, treatment options and current research

Uveitis (Iritis)

What is Uveitis (Iritis)-this comprehensive overview includes symptoms, causes, risk factors, tests & diagnosis, treatment options.