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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 Freckle in the back of my eye?

nevus What is a Freckle in the back of my eye? Choroidal nevus is the fancy word for a freckle in the back of the eye.  This lesion arises from a collection of cells that make pigment in the choroid.  The choroid lines the back of the retina and supplies the retina with...
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You aren't going to do that puff thing are you?

puff eye pressure test A common question asked during the eye exam is, “When is the puff coming?”  Patients are referring to the air-puff or non-contact tonometry.  Tonometry is the procedure used to measure eye pressure, and this is important to diagnose and monitor glaucoma.  In the non-contact tonometry, a puff of air is used to measure...
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What to expect during an eye injection

injection2 What to expect during an eye injection A common in office procedure is an eye injection for treatment of various eye conditions, such as wet macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy or vein occlusion.  It is normal to be anxious prior to your first eye injection but knowing what to expect may alleviate...
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Diet and Age Related Macular Degeneration

diet and AMD Diet and Age Related Macular Degeneration Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in people over age 65.  There are 2 types of AMD, wet and dry AMD.  The treatment for wet AMD is injection of medicine into the eye. Currently, there is no treatment for dry AMD but...
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Why do I need an injection in my eye? Part 2

Why do I need an injection in my eye? Why do I need an injection in my eye? Part 2 Injections into the eye, specifically into the vitreous or gel filled cavity of the eye, are called intravitreal injections. In part 1 of Why Do I Need an Injection in my Eye? we talked mostly about anti-vascular endothelial growth factors(anti-VEGF) injections.  Anti-VEGF injections...
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