–By Tammy Today at Pacific Retina Care ℠, we are trying something new. We are continuing to grow each and ever year. Now we have enough staff members to really celebrate each other. So this year we decided to celebrate our anniversaries of being part of the PRC Ohana. We are calling the celebration a […]
We at Pacific Retina Care ℠ would like to send a huge congratulations to LJ from the Hawaii Chapter of the American Diabetes Association! He went all of the way to DC to accept this award. Innovative, dedicated… so many words to describe LJ! Way to represent the 5–0, LJ!
–By Tammy I recall blogging about being green and trying to contribute to saving our aina. I called that post Upcycling. One example of our efforts is how we recycle paper. For the past three years I insist on saving ‘scrap’ paper. We get lots and lots of faxes and many are cover pages. As […]
Today is American Diabetes Association Alert Day! Did you know that over 7 MILLION Americans are undiagnosed diabetics? Early intervention is key. Take the Risk Test now if you are on Facebook. Or click this Risk Test to go to the ADA website directly to take the test. Encourage your friends and family to take […]
What an exciting time for ophthalmology! Last year, Eylea was introduced as another injectible treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration. This year, Jetrea launched. To understand the significance of this, we will have to start with some background. First a lesson on vitreomacular traction (or adhesion). The vitreous body is the jelly-like substance between the […]
The ADA Step Out Walk is this Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Kapiolani Park. We are once again proud sponsors of this important event. We will also be participating in the Health Fair. Stop by our booth to meet Doctor Tafoya. Come out and join the fun. Learn more about HOW TO STOP DIABETES!
We now have a fourth option to treat wet (neovascular) age-related macular degeneration. Macugen came first. Avastin and Lucentis came next. Over one year ago, Eylea was approved for use by the FDA. But just last month Eylea finally received its own J-code. This means that we can now bill your insurance for this treatment. […]
–By Tammy My how time flies! I promised to write about our lovely evening a month and a half ago. I have been interviewing and training and helping our team set goals. I am reading 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and trying to apply what I am learning. Much I seem to know, but time […]
–By Tammy Pacific Retina Care℠ wishes you and yours a safe and prosperous New Year’s Eve and New Year! We ended 2012 with a bang! Now that we have more staff members, we decided to close the office early today to celebrate together. Our staff were much too kind to each other during our White […]
–By Tammy Congratulations to Doctor Tafoya for being honored by the American Diabetes Association! We attended the ADA banquet this evening to celebrate all of the volunteers that make our chapter of the ADA so successful. It was a lovely evening of celebration. We were happily surprised when Dr. Tafoya’s name was announced! More about […]