Dr. Rohit Varma

Dr. Rohit Varma - Ophthalmologist

An ophthalmologist who focuses on the treatment of glaucoma and cataracts, Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, founder of Southern California Eye Institute (SCEI), a part of CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. He has emerged as an expert in changes to the optic nerve, particularly as it relates to the pathology of glaucoma. His past research includes the development of imaging techniques to detect glaucomatous optic nerve damage early in the course of the disease. In recent years, Dr. Rohit Varma has played a central role in the development of novel implantable intraocular pressure (IOP) sensors and drainage devices.

High Cholesterol Levels Linked to Greater Glaucoma Risk

High Cholesterol Levels Linked to Greater Glaucoma Risk

A recent study in JAMA Ophthalmology linked high cholesterol levels to higher risk of developing glaucoma and found statins to be protective.

Dr. Rohit Varma Performs First ClearPath Glaucoma Surgery in L.A.

Dr. Rohit Varma Performs First ClearPath Glaucoma Surgery in L.A.

Posted to Yahoo! Finance from Businesswire. Newest Implant Helps Surgeons in the Fight Against Leading Cause of Vision Loss CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (CHA HPMC), a hospital that is a member of CHA Health Systems, a global network providing a full spectrum of dynamic healthcare services, announces that Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, director of its Southern…

CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Eye Disease Expert Dr. Rohit Varma Performs First ClearPath Glaucoma Surgery in L.A.

CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Eye Disease Expert Dr. Rohit Varma Performs First ClearPath Glaucoma Surgery in L.A.

Originally from BusinessWire.com, 9/5/19 CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (CHA HPMC), a hospital that is a member of CHA Health Systems, a global network providing a full spectrum of dynamic healthcare services, announces that Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, director of its Southern California Eye Institute (SCEI), has performed the first ClearPath implant surgery in Los Angeles, on…

The Tech Revolution Changing the Lives of Blind People

The Tech Revolution Changing the Lives of Blind People

New devices help people with visual impairment lead more independent lives.

The Vision Crisis in Africa

The Vision Crisis in Africa

People living in Africa suffer disproportionately from blindness.

How Glaucoma, Anxiety and Depression Are Connected

How Glaucoma, Anxiety and Depression Are Connected

People living with glaucoma have an increased risk of mental health issues.

Five Things to Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Five Things to Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Get familiar with the facts about an eye disease affecting the vision of many Americans.

Hispanics at Increased Risk of Eye Disease

Hispanics at Increased Risk of Eye Disease

People of various ethnic groups may be more vulnerable to the effects of certain eye diseases. For example, Hispanics often experience much higher rates of eye disease than their Caucasian counterparts. Hispanics can take precautions to prevent vision loss.   Hispanic Americans are especially vulnerable to three serious eye diseases. Since the early 2000s, population…

Five Factors Contributing to Vision Loss

Five Factors Contributing to Vision Loss

According to the National Eye Institute, a part of the National Institutes of Health, 285 million people around the world are living with blindness or visual impairments. Moreover, the number of people in the US who are blind or visually impaired is expected to double to more than 8 million in the next three decades….

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