Psoriasis and Eye Inflammation

Psoriasis and Eye Inflammation By Peter Y. Chang, MD, FACS August is Psoriasis Awareness month. Do you know that there is an association between psoriasis and uveitis and other types of inflammatory eye diseases? Psoriasis is due to an overactive immune system resulting in an accelerated growth rate of skin cells. It is characterized by […]

Looking Forward to 2020: The Year of Vision a Self-Reflection

By Stephen D. Anesi, MD, FACS This time of year is always a time for reflection, but also a time to look to the future. As we enter into this new decade, starting with the year 2020, I wanted to share some of the thoughts I have had during my 10 years spent at MERSI. […]

Birdshot Retinochoroidopathy

Birdshot Retinochoroidopathy C. Stephen Foster, M.D., F.A.C.S, F.A.C.R. What is Birdshot Retinochoroidopathy? Birdshot retinochoroidopathy, commonly referred to simply as “birdshot”, is a rare form of posterior uveitis which mainly affects the retina and choroid. The disease occurs in women more often than men, typically Caucasian, and most often between the ages of 30 and 60. […]

New Boston Office Focusing on the Retina and Vitreous Eye Care

ABOUT US Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution (MERSI) is pleased to announce our second practice for retina care located at 10 Hawthorne Place in Boston, MA. As of July 1st, 2018, Vitreoretinal Specialist, Peter L. Lou, MD will join Peter. Y Chang, MD to provide every patient with the best quality care and individualized […]