All posts by Peter Liggett


The COVID-19 pandemic is a great concern to all of us here at Hilton Head Macula & Retina.  We are actively monitoring updates from the CDC, South Carolina DHEC, American Society of Retina Surgeons and the American Academy of Ophthalmology to help us manage our protocols through this rapidly evolving situation. We are screening all […]


Covid 19

Dear Patients and members of the community: COVID-19 has created challenges unlike any we have ever seen. We want to reassure you that everyone at Hilton Head Macula & Retina is working together to ensure that we continue to deliver compassionate and excellent Macula & Retina care during this challenging time. Your health and safety […]


Geographic atrophy

Dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) accounts for 90 % of all AMD.  Geographic Atrophy (GA) is the most severe form of dry macular degeneration and accounts for 20 % of all AMD.  Atrophy means the cells and tissue of the retina are dying or have died from the changes of aging.  The macula in GA […]