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Terry Eugene Robinson, MD
(303) 272-3611
1319 Vivian St
Longmont, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1979

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Dale Sherwood Johnson, MD
(303) 772-3611
1319 Vivian St
Longmont, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1970

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William Logan Benedict, MD
(303) 772-3300
1446 Hover St Ste 1
Longmont, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Boulder Comm Hosp, Boulder, Co; Longmont United Hosp, Longmont, Co; Estes Park Med Ctr, Estes Park, Co
Group Practice: Eye Care Ctr Of Northern CO

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Dr.Christopher Gelston
(941) 925-8888
Cross Richard OD, 5305 Spine Rd Ste B
Boulder, CO
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Warren Irving Tripp, MD
(303) 442-6260
2800 Folsom St Ste C
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Denver Health Med Ctr, Denver, Co; Boulder Comm Hosp, Boulder, Co
Group Practice: Goose Creek Eye Clinic

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Dr.Matthew Ehrlich
(303) 485-1516
1332 Vivian Street
Longmont, CO
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Morris Edward Tilden, MD
(303) 772-3300
1400 Dry Creek Dr
Longmont, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Boulder Comm Hosp, Boulder, Co; Longmont United Hosp, Longmont, Co
Group Practice: Eye Care Ctr-Northern Colorado

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Irene Olijnyk, MD
(303) 772-3300
1400 Dry Creek Dr
Longmont, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1977

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Craig Franklin Beyer, DO
1810 30th St
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1984

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Joel Stuart Meyers, MD
(303) 772-3300
300 Exempla Cir
Lafayette, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Boulder Comm Hosp, Boulder, Co; Longmont United Hosp, Longmont, Co
Group Practice: Aesthetic/Laser Plastic

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Age Related Macular Degeneration


There are a number of reasons why people may develop AMD, including increasing age, genetic and hereditary factors, and environmental risk factors. Since pigment in the eyes appears to be protective, Caucasians, particularly women, appear to be at greater risk. Smoking, family history, nutrition, and sunlight exposure over the course of one's lifetime may also play a role.

There are two forms of AMD, a more common dry form and a less common wet form. In the dry form, which affects 90% of AMD patients, aging deposits called drusen become deposited underneath the macula. In the vast majority of patients, these drusen cause no visual changes; however, in some the drusen can cause the macula to thin, resulting in a slow, gradual decrease in central vision. If the drusen cause substantial weakening of important layers in the macula, the wet form of AMD may then develop. Wet AMD develops when abnormal blood vessels start to grow through the layers of the macula that have been weakened by the dry form of AMD. These abnormal blood vessels can cause bleeding, leakage of fluid, and the formation of scar tissue, which in turn can lead to a rapid and severe loss of central vision. Although only 1 in 10 patients with AMD will convert from the dry to the wet form, the wet form accounts for 90% of the vision loss associated with AMD. The chance of a patient with dry AMD converting to the more agressive wet form is approximately 2% each year...

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