Dr. El-Karim Rhemtulla

Dr. El-Karim Rhemtulla

Ophthalmologist
St. Catharines, ON
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Dr. El-Karim Rhemtulla Bio

Dr. El-Karim Rhemtulla, Ophthalmologist, Niagara Health System, St. Catharines, Ontario

Dr. El-Karim Rhemtulla , Ophthalmologist, St Catherines Is in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Canadian Ophthalmological Society and the Canadian Medical Association

Keywords: retina, macular disease, vitreous humour, Dry Eye,  vitreoretinal surgery, uveitis, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, Glaucoma and Intravitreal Injections Pars Plana Vitrectomy



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Keywords: retina, macular disease, vitreous humour, Dry Eye,  vitreoretinal surgery, uveitis, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, Glaucoma and Intravitreal Injections

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( Dr. El-Karim Rhemtulla, Local Ophthalmologist St. Catharines, ON ), may talk about some of the conditions and some of the treatment options shown on the videos. Always talk with your Local Ophthalmologist about the information you learnt from the videos in regards to treatments for What is Glaucoma? and procedures the Local Ophthalmologist could  perform and if they would be appropriate for you. Remember good information is the corner stone to understanding your condition or disease.

local ophthalmologist is different from a local optometrist in that an optometrist doesn’t perform surgery. If you have a condition known as ocular hypertension, which is a result of high ocular pressure, your risk of developing glaucoma increases.Your optometrist or ophthalmologist may want to lower your IOP as a preventative measure.

Please contact ( Dr. El-Karim Rhemtulla, Local Ophthalmologist St. Catharines, ON ) to enquire if this health care provider is accepting new patients.Patients are often concerned that an injection of material into their eye will be a painful or scary procedure. In fact, after the first or second injection, patients become quite at ease with the idea that they will have these injections, Following an intravitreal injection, you may feel pressure or grittiness in the eye, slight bleeding on the white of the eye and floaters in your vision. These are temporary and normal. As glaucoma progresses, it damages more and more of your optic nerve fibers, leading to vision loss. With primary open-angle glaucoma, the fluid can’t effectively flow back out of your eye. Angle-closure glaucoma occurs when the iris of the eye closes off the drainage angle completely, causing an increase in IOP pressure and damage to the optic nerve.

Glaucoma is a condition where there is increased pressure within the eyeball, causing damage to the optic nerve and gradual loss of sight.  If glaucoma is detected early preventative measures can be taken to save vision loss.

Cataracts can affect both eyes or just one, and some patients experience mild symptoms, while others can barely see any shapes or movements. Cataract symptoms include blurry vision, haloes, sensitivity to bright lights, decreased night vision, frequent changes in eyeglass prescriptions, and faded colours.

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that primarily affect the optic nerve, which transmits visual information from the retina to the brain. In most cases of glaucoma, damage to the optic nerve is associated with increased pressure within the eye, known as intraocular pressure (IOP). However, glaucoma can also occur without elevated IOP, known as normal-tension glaucoma.

When the pressure inside the eye becomes elevated, it can cause compression and damage to the retinal fibers that make up the optic nerve. These fibers are responsible for transmitting visual signals to the brain, allowing us to see.

Education

  • University of Cambridge
    MA, MB BChir, MEDICINE
    1989 - 1995
  • University of Toronto
    MD, FRCSC, Ophthalmology Residency Program
    1999 - 2004

Ratings for Dr. El-Karim Rhemtulla, Local Ophthalmologist, St. Catharines ON, Glaucoma NOW

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    Given wide array of options for cataract surgery. Fortunate to be able afford trifocal inplant and extremely pleased. Distance, computor work and reading mostly without need of glasses. Exception reading in low light conditions. Highly recommend Dr Rhemtulla.
    Submitted: August 25, 2021
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    The doctor from hell, put me through four weeks of torture and then told me my eye was toast
    Submitted: April 22, 2020
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    Dr Rhemtulla. Explains to the pateint. I was not rushed out of the exam room.
    Submitted: August 29, 2018
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    Dr. El-Karim Rhemtulla, Ophthalmologist, St. Catharines, ON found him to be ok with a little distraction from me but over all OK
    Submitted: September 22, 2017
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    Rude, rushed assembly line office. Was always looking at his cell phone
    Submitted: March 26, 2017

Dr. El-Karim Rhemtulla, Local Ophthalmologist, St. Catharines ON, Glaucoma NOW

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