SOUTHLAKE, Texas—Retina Consultants of America (RCA), a management services organization, has announced the addition of Rockland Retina to its growing consortium of leading retina specialists across the U.S. With the addition of Rockland Retina, which is based in New City, N.Y., RCA adds “a key partner in the New York City area and a regional partner to Vitreoretinal Consultants of Long Island,” according to an announcement. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “My 26-plus year career as a vitreoretinal specialist has been dedicated to fighting blindness by providing personalized, state-of-the-art care to my patients,” Louis Maisel, MD, of Rockland Retina, said in the announcement. “A partnership with RCA by way of Vitreoretinal Consultants of New York, enables me to continue to provide the optimal level of care that my patients deserve.”
RCA’s partner practices are located across the U.S., with eyecare offices (more than 115 overall) currently in New York, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Kentucky, Minnesota, and California. The addition of Rockland Retina furthers RCA’s goal of providing the highest quality of retinal care to patients in New York. The group includes more than 125 ECPs, who see almost 1 million patients on an annual basis.
Formed by Webster Equity Partners and based here in Southlake, Texas, RCA is partnering with leading retina specialists who seek a strategic partner with the capital resources and expertise to invest in their practice infrastructure and position them for continued growth in their markets. The group noted that it is "unique in offering the first horizontal alliance in the eyecare field focused solely on retinal care."  
“Vitreoretinal Consultants of New York is pleased to announce its expansion by way of partnership with Dr. Louis Maisel at Rockland Retina,” said Brett Rosenblatt, MD, of Vitreoretinal Consultants, an RCA practice. “Partnership with Dr. Maisel broadens VRC’s state-of-the-art retina care and clinical research studies to the patients and eyecare professionals of Rockland County. Dr. Maisel is an integral addition to RCA not only as a great clinician, but through his unwavering commitment to our ethos of saving sight and improving the lives of our patients through innovation and the highest quality of care.”