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Dr. Jane Pan graduated summa cum laude from Barnard College, with a degree in biochemistry. She received her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and her ophthalmology training at SUNY Upstate in Syracuse, NY.  

Dr. Pan also did additional training in retinal surgery at the Vitreoretinal Foundation in Memphis, TN.  Currently, Dr. Pan is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Retina Specialists.

What is a Wrinkle on the Retina?

macular puckerWrinkle on the retina which is also known as an epiretinal membrane (ERM), or macular pucker, is a thin translucent tissue that develops on the surface of the retina.  The retina is the inner layer that lines the inside of the back of the eye, and is responsible for converting the...
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What are these floaters I see?

View Video These spots, strings, or cobwebs that drift in and out of your vision are floaters and are more prominent against a white background.  These floaters are tiny clumps of material floating inside the vitreous (jelly-like substance) that fills the inside of your eye.  They cast a shadow on the...
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Is it wise to have cataract surgery if you have Macular Degeneration?

amdiolThis is a question we get asked very frequently. Let’s start with some background. 1.     Cataracts and Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) are both leading causes of visual impairment in the elderly population.  2.     Cataracts develop when the normal clear lens gets cloudy with age.  This is correctible with cataract surgery which...
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Diabetic Retinopathy Diagnosis and Treatment

Diabetic Retinopathy Diagnosis and TreatmentDiabetic Retinopathy Diagnosis Diabetic retinopathy is detected during a comprehensive eye exam, which includes: ·      Visual acuity testing. ·      Dilated exam. Drops are placed to widen the pupil to allow exam of the retina. ·      Tonometry. Measurement of the eye pressure inside the eye.   Supplemental testing may include: ·      Optical...
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Diabetic Retinopathy Explained

diabetic retinopathyDiabetic retinopathy is an eye condition that affects the retina in people who have diabetes.  The retina is the light sensitive tissue that lines the back of the eye, detects light which is then processed as an image by the brain.  Chronically high blood sugar or large fluctuations in blood sugar...
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    530 Lakehurst Road Suite 206
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