What is a Retina Specialist?

A Retina (Vitreo-Retinal) Specialist is an ophthalmologist who went on to complete a fellowship after finishing medical school, internship and residency. Fellowship is completed to subspecialize in the treatment of diseases of the retina and vitreous.

Our Vitreo-Retinal specialists:

John T. Couvillion, M.D., Barbara A. Noguchi, M.D. and Robert Mason, M.D., M.B.A specialize in the surgical and medical treatment of the retina and vitreous.

An Ophthalmologist is a medical doctor who specializes in eye and vision care, they are sometimes referred to as Eye M.D.s. Eye M.D.s are specially trained to provide the full spectrum of eye care, from prescribing glasses and contact lenses to complex and delicate eye surgery.