Dr. Marta A. Recasens, MD

Dr. Marta A. Recasens, MD

Ophthalmology | Female | 57 years old

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Helping my patients restore and preserve their vision by overcoming sight-threatening conditions eclipses any academic recognition or awards. One cannot describe the satisfaction of recovering vision lost to such conditions as diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal detachments and other retinal diseases. I pride myself in being a caring and honest professional. My philosophy is to treat others the way I would want my own family to be treated.Read more

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I am a board certified ophthalmologist with subspecialty fellowship training in vitreoretinal disease and surgery. I have been in...Read more

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I am a board certified ophthalmologist with subspecialty fellowship training in vitreoretinal disease and surgery.  I have been in private practice since 1999 in Glendale, California.  I specialize in all conditions that affect the back of the eye like diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degenration, retinal tears and detachments, vascular occlusions and other sight-threatening diseases.  I performed intravitreal injections and lasers in my office.  Microscopic vitrectomy surgery I performed at Glendale Memorial Hospital, Physicians' Adventist Surgery Center and Chevy Chase Surgery Center.

I have received many accolades but the most rewarding is when I see my patients' gratitude reflected in their eyes.

Dr. Recasens' Care Philosophy

Helping my patients restore and preserve their vision by overcoming sight-threatening conditions eclipses any academic recognition or awards. One cannot describe the satisfaction of recovering vision lost to such conditions as diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal detachments and other retinal diseases. I pride myself in being a caring and honest professional. My philosophy is to treat others the way I would want my own family to be treated.

Dr. Recasens says...

My expertise is in the subspeciaty of vitreoretinal diseases and surgery.  The most common of these conditions are age-related macular degenrtion, diabetic retinopathy, retinal tears and detachmens, vascular occlusions, and other sight-threatening conditions of the back of the eye.

Many vitreoretinal treatments ar now performed in the office, such as intravitreal injections nd lasers.  Some require microscopic vitrectomy surgery that is now small gauge and many times sutureless.  Vitrectomies are performed in the hospital or outpatient surgery centers and patients go home on the same day.

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I have been performing vitreoretinal procedures for more than 20 years.  Many procedures we can perform in the office setting like:

  1. Fluorescein Angiography
  2. Intravitreal injctions of anti-VEGF medications and steroids
  3. Pneumatic Retinopexy
  4. Retinal and Macular lasers

Pars plana vitrectomies and scleral buckles are performed in the hospital or outpatient surgery ceters. 

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You must entrust your vision to a caring professional with years of experience.

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Still's Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vein Diseases
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Universidad Del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Memorial Medical Center, Savannah, Georgia

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Kresge Eye Inst-Wayne State U

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    Loyola Marymount University

    Graduated in 1982

  • Other Education
    Qualified Medical Evaluator For The State Of California

    Completed in 2015

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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