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Epiretinal Membrane

EPIRETINAL MEMBRANE By Luis Washington Lu, M.D. An epiretinal membrane (ERM) is a semitranslucent sheath of glial cells covering the inner service of the retinal. This ERM can be: Idiopathic: secondary to Posterior Vitreous Separation (Aging) in a sensitive eye Secondary to a variety of conditions including eye vascular occlusions, inflammation, trauma, intraocular surgery, and […]


Top Ophthalmologist in Chandler

Dr. Lu has been selected as a Top Ophthalmologist in Chandler, AZ by the International Association of Ophthalmologist (IAO)! We look forward to seeing his spotlight in The Leading Physicians of the World. Thank you, Dr. Lu, for your devotion, education, and valuable services.


Marfan Syndrome

MARFAN SYNDROME CONTROVERSIES IN THE SURGICAL TREATMENT OF THE SUBLUXED CRYSTAL, LUXATED, RETINA’S DETACHMENT   INTRODUCTION Marfan syndrome is a hereditary connective tissue disorder that is usually transmitted by autosomal dominant inheritance. Approximately 15% of patients have no family history. They present ophthalmological, cardiological and skeletal manifestations.1,2,3  It is postulated that the syndrome is produced in 80% of cases […]




Understanding Eyes That Have Undergone Refractive Surgery

Dr. Luis W. Lu, M.D.   Looking back at the early days of refractive surgery, surgeons may now have mixed feelings about the era of radial keratotomy (RK). RK not only had relatively poor predictability but also produced eyes with unstable refractive errors. The significant diurnal fluctuations and high altitude related hyperopic shifts after surgery […]


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