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Diabetic Retinopathy

The Day I Was Told I Was Going Blind From Diabetic Retinopathy

Peg Abernathy | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Peg Abernathy

If there is any diabetes takeaway at all from this blog, it is that I cannot stress enough the importance of getting your eyes examined on a regular basis. Don't be fooled into thinking that just because you have no symptoms, that everything is fine.

Innovative Vision-Saving Program Launched in Djibouti

Ethan Chorin | Posted 12.23.2014 | Impact
Ethan Chorin

This past week 11 clinicians and medical students in the Red Sea country of Djibouti received training and began a 3-month pilot program to perform tests to detect Diabetic Retinopathy (DR), a degeneration of the lining of the eye, often associated with diabetes.

The 6 Most Common Eye Problems

Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler

These common eye problems can be either cured or curbed if caught early by a eyecare professional. Keeping up with your regular eye doctor appointments is the best way you can ensure healthy vision for years to come.

The True Cost of Poor Vision

Kathy Spahn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Kathy Spahn

This World Sight Day, I encourage everyone to support eye health programs benefiting those in the U.S. and around the world so that we can eliminate this unnecessary and costly barrier to education, economic growth and a better quality of life for all.

To See Better Is to Live Better

Calvin W. Roberts, M.D. | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Calvin W. Roberts, M.D.

True or false: I can see well, so my eyes are healthy. If you answered "true," then you're one of millions who believe in this common eye health myth.