What We Do

Southeastern Retina Associates – Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous

When it comes to complex vitreoretinal cases, Southeastern Retina Associates (SERA) is the most experienced retina team in East Tennessee. We are a state-of-the-art practice of 17 board certified ophthalmologists specializing in the treatment and surgery for diseases of the retina, macula and vitreous of the eye. Since 1980 our physicians and surgeons have demonstrated excellence in the treatment of vision-threatening diseases, including:

  • Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
  • Branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO)
  • Central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO)
  • Central serious retinopathy
  • Complications of cataract surgery
  • Cystoid macular edema (CME)
  • Degenerative myopia
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Inherited retinal disorders
  • Lattice degeneration
  • Macular holes
  • Macular pucker
  • Pediatric and neonatal retinal disorders
  • Penetrating ocular trauma
  • Retinal tears / detachment
  • Uveitis

Our scope of services include:

  • Intravitreal injections for diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, macular edema and retinal vein occlusion
  • Retinal laser photocoagulation
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Scleral buckle
  • Pneumatic retinopexy
  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
  • Fluorescein Angiography
  • Indocyanine Green Angiography
  • Ultrasonography

Our central locations in Chattanooga, Knoxville, Tri-Cities, and other satellite locations in East Tennessee,  Georgia, Virginia and Cumberland Plateau make examinations and treatments convenient for our patients. Your vision needs are top priority as we strive to provide the highest level of quality medical and surgical care possible. We look forward to serving you.