Retina and Vitreous


Xuejing Chen, MD, MS
Steven D. Ness, MD (Service Director)
Nicole Siegel, MD
Manju L. Subramanian, MD
Vasiliki Poulaki, MD, PhD


The Retina Service of the BUEA offers diagnosis and treatment of all diseases affecting the Retina and Vitreous of the eye. Complete evaluation and management of disorders such as diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal vascular occlusions and other medical diseases of the retina is available. This service also provides expert assessment and management for retinal tears, retinal detachments and other surgical disorders of the retina.


  • Slit Lamp Biomicroscopy
  • Ophthalmoscopy- Direct and Indirect
  • Fundus Photography
  • Fundus Fluorescein Angiography
  • Fundus Indocyanine Green Angiography
  • 3D Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT)
  • Ultrasound (A and B Scan)


  • Laser photocoagulation
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Intravitreal injections
  • Cryotherapy
  • Pneumatic therapy
  • Scleral Buckle Surgery
  • Vitrectomy Surgery

For an appointment call:

(617) 638-8350   (Boston Offices)
(508) 823-7473   (Suburban Offices)