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Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group (LA Retina) specializes in the treatment of diseases affecting the retina, the vitreous and the macula.

We house state of the art diagnostic equipment and treatment facilities, including a visual function laboratory that offers full service electrophysiology testing. The physicians at Retina-Vitreous Associates are nationally recognized leaders in their field and participate in most clinical trials assessing new therapies for macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy as well as other retinal diseases. In addition to its clinical services, Retina-Vitreous Associates provides continuing education and consulting services to local, national, and international ophthalmic communities and other healthcare industries.

Retina-Vitreous Associates actively participates in medical education, teaching, and training of the next generation of vitreoretinal surgeons. We partner with the USC Roski Eye Institute to form one of the top Vitreo-Retinal Fellowship training programs in the country. All of our doctors hold academic appointments at Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California.

Patient Testimonials

  • Dr. Rahhal is the one you want to see for your vision. He is professional and knowledgeable. He answers your questions with clarity. His credentials are impeccable; he knows what he is doing. And, he is a very nice person; this, in spite of the heavy schedule he has. However, this goes to show how the smart people find out about him and flock to his door! Starting with his impressive receptionist, the staff is top-notch. Each person knows their job and does it well. Be sure to come prepared with a list of your meds, other reports, etc., to make it easier for them to help you. So glad my family and I found Dr. Rahhal!

    - Keith R.

  • Dr. Thomas Chu is wonderful, thorough and very caring. My mother developed a retina problem 7 years ago. He indicated prognosis was fair to poor. With a few injections, she responded positively. Her vision is back to normal and now we go back for follow ups every 6 months. He even felt one of her medications (prescribed by her physician) was too strong of a dose, which could cause long term eye damage. He indicated that he would contact her physician. In my head, I thought "that would be nice but you are so busy, you will probably forget." Sure enough, he had written her physician a letter shortly after. He really cares for his patients and knows what is best. Thank you Dr. Chu!

    - Megs P.

  • This review is for Dr. Dayani who has been treating me for several years now. I was referred to him by my optometrist because despite the laser surgeries and monthly injections to reduce the swelling of the retina, the medicine wasn't effective and he couldn't provide newer drugs that I could try which Retina Vitreous Medical Group was able to. They have access to newer drugs, tests, and treatments that other smaller practices can't provide. Dr. Dayani is thorough with examinations, patient, and just overall, nice. He takes the time to answer questions and I don't feel rushed out of the office. He also makes sure each treatment of injections are comfortable.

    With the consistent treatment, my condition has stabilized and my vision has improved significantly.

    - Hope K.