Shore Eye Associates Blog

Latest news and promotions from Shore Eye Associates with offices in Monmouth and Ocean County.
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.

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...
Continue reading
5104 Hits
0 Comments

I've been told there is blood in the back of my eye. What could it be?

blood in my eye Retinal Vein Occlusion Retinal vein occlusion is an ocular disorder which can occur in older people where the blood vessels to the retina are blocked.  The retina is the back part of the eye where light focuses and transmits images to the brain.  Blockage of the veins in the retina can...
Continue reading
60676 Hits
0 Comments

Current Treatment for Macular Degeneration

Shore_Eye_AssociatesBy Dr. Jane PanDry Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and nutritional supplements The Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) showed that people at high risk of developing advanced stages of AMD benefited from taking dietary supplement.  It lowered the risk of macular degeneration progression by 25 percent.  These supplements did not...
Continue reading
4090 Hits
0 Comments

What Exactly is Macular Degeneration?

Macular DegenerationBy Jane Pan M.D.   What is AMD? Age-related macular degeneration, often called ARMD or AMD is the leading cause of vision loss among Americans age 65 and older.  AMD causes damage to the macula, which is the central portion of the retina responsible for the sharp central vision.  AMD doesn't...
Continue reading
8888 Hits
0 Comments