News & Updates

USC & RCA Create Collaboration

USC EYE INSTITUTE AND RETINAL CONSULTANTS OF ARIZONA UNITE TO ENRICH OPHTHALMIC SERVICES AFFILIATION CREATES JOINT INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP AND INTEGRATED CLINICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS The USC Eye Institute and Retinal Consultants of Arizona are proud to announce a new collaboration enhancing eye care with a specific focus on a joint educational and research programs. The USC-RCA… Read More »


FDA Approves 1st Drug for Diabetic Retinopathy

FDA Approves 1st Drug for Diabetic Retinopathy To be used in those with diabetic macular edema, injections fight leading cause of blindness FDA Approves 1st Drug for Diabetic Retinopathy By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the drug Lucentis (ranibizumab) to… Read More »


Dr. Pravin Dugel New Year Eye Care Mission to Nepal

Dr. Pravin Dugel, managing partner, Retinal Consultants of Arizona, spent the holiday season providing free cataract surgery in Nepal as part of the Himalayan Cataract Project – an international non-profit addressing the tragedy of treatable blindness caused by cataract. Dr. Dugel, along with his youngest daughter Brenna, chose to spend the holiday and New Year… Read More »



Implantable Telescope Technology Now Available in Phoenix

NEW YEAR BRINGS SIGHT RESTORING “IMPLANTABLE TELESCOPE” TECHNOLOGY TO ARIZONA PATIENTS WITH END-STAGE AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION PHOENIX-BASED RETINAL CONSULTANTS OF ARIZONA JOINS PATIENT CARE TEAM January 7, 2015 – Phoenix, AZ – Retinal Consultants of Arizona (RCA) – one of the nation’s leading Retina & Vitreous clinical research and patient treatment facilities – is proud… Read More »



RCA Offers Advanced Medical Technology Through Annidis RHA

Retinal Consultants of Arizona Continues to Raise the Gold Standard in Patient Care and Clinical Research November 17, 2014 – Phoenix, AZ – Retinal Consultants of Arizona (RCA) – one of the nation’s leading Retina & Vitreous clinical research and patient treatment facilities – announced today the addition of the Annidis RHA – into its… Read More »



RCA Recognized for Excellence in Healthcare

The United States Trade and Commerce Institute Recognize Retinal Consultants of Arizona for Excellence in Healthcare Retinal Consultants of Arizona (RCA) – one of Arizona’s leading Retina and Vitreous medical practices received recognized for Excellence in Healthcare from the United States Trade and Commerce Institute. “We are proud to be recognized by the USTCRI for… Read More »


Anti-PDGF, anti-VEGF combination may be game changer in wet AMD treatment

“Anti-VEGF monotherapy will go down in medical history as a treatment model that was both insurmountable and unsustainable.” “It was insurmountable because of the historic gains that were seen in a disease, neovascular macular degeneration, that had miserable treatment results earlier. We went from essentially not being able to treat our patients at all and… Read More »