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Welcome to
Retina Vitreous Consultants

Our Doctors, Dr. Kanter and Dr. Xia

Please extend a warm welcome to Dr. Tina Xia as our new associate!

Eric D. Kanter, M.D. is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is fellowship trained in the diagnosis and treatment of retinal and macular diseases and vitreoretinal surgery. Dr. Kanter’s scope of practice is limited to consultation, laser surgical intervention, and intraocular surgical rehabilitation of vision loss secondary to diseases of the retina, vitreous, and macula. These conditions include diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, retinal tears and detachments, ocular inflammation (uveitis), macular surface anomalies, such as macular holes and puckers, retinal vascular diseases, and hereditary and juvenile retinal degenerative conditions and dystrophies.

Dr. Kanter has been recognized by his peers for his expertise and compassionate care by being named as a Top Doctor by New Jersey Monthly, a Best Doctor in America and a Top Ophthalmologist in America by Consumers’ Research Council of America.

Tina Xia, M.D. is board-certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology with subspecialty training in vitreoretinal surgery from the prestigious Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She graduated from the competitive 7 year BA/MD program at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, where she was awarded Alpha Omega Alpha honors and Gold Humanism Honor Society distinction. She has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of all medical and surgical retinal diseases including diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, retinal tear, retinal detachment, myopic degeneration, central serous chorioretinopathy, uveitis, macular pucker, macular hole, retinal vascular disorders, and sutureless scleral-fixated intraocular lenses. She is expert in sub-retinal drug delivery in anticipation of the coming developments in intra-ocular gene therapy.

Dr. Xia is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. She will be accepting new patient consultations in both Livingston and Morristown offices.

Retina Vitreous Consultants is an expert boutique practice where referring ophthalmologists and optometrists trust Dr. Kanter’s and Dr. Xia’s evaluations and skillful treatment, while patients treasure their kindness and unrushed personal attention.

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Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of central vision loss in Americans over the age of 55. Our doctors and our specialized team of ophthalmic technicians at Retina Vitreous Consultants are ready to help diagnose, treat, and educate you and your family members with the goal to protect your precious gift of sight for years to come.

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Diabetic Retinopathy

Do you have diabetes? Did you know that both type 1 and type 2 diabetes can affect your vision and if not diagnosed and treated in time, may cause severe vision loss or blindness? Contact us to schedule your comprehensive diabetic eye examination with our doctors

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Retina Surgery Treatment Options
Using the latest state-of-the-art technology, our doctors and the teams at Retina Vitreous Consultants and Short Hills Surgery Center specialize in the surgical treatment of retinal diseases. Patients diagnosed with retinal detachments, macular puckers and holes, and complex diabetic eye disease benefit from expert outpatient surgical procedures performed at the Short Hills Surgery Center in Millburn, N.J. Vision loss secondary to "wet" macular degeneration, retinal vascular disorders, retinal tears, and diabetic-related eye disease may be treated in our offices in Livingston and Morristown, NJ.
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Your eye health starts with a comprehensive eye examination assisted by the most advanced digital ocular imaging. Serving patients in New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, and southern New York State, Our doctors are eye surgeons specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that affect the retina, macula, and vitreous. Learn more about diagnostic testing available at Retina Vitreous Consultants.

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Livingston Office
349 East Northfield Road, Suite 100
Livingston, NJ 07039
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Morristown Office
95 Madison Avenue; Suite A03
Morristown, NJ 07960
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