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November is Diabetes Eye Awareness Month

As the population ages, diabetes continues to be a growing epidemic in the United States.  Currently there are an estimated 17.9 million Americans diagnosed with diabetes, and possibly another 5.7 million people that are unaware they have the disease. What many of these individuals may not know is that all people with type 1 or [...]

By |October 25th, 2011|Eye Health|0 Comments

Too Many Diabetics Neglect Simple Tests to Control Their Disease

Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in the United States, and most of these sight-stealing cases can be attributed to neglecting their disease. Unfortunately, new research has shown that the next generation of diabetic patients aren't likely to fare much better. A new study in the journal of Pediatrics reports that young Type 1 [...]

By |August 24th, 2011|Eye Health|1 Comment

Lipitor May Help Prevent Blindness

Lipitor, a cholesterol-lowing drug may reduce free radicals and protect the retina from damage.

By |February 23rd, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Diabetes Is On The Rise

Diabetes is the number one cause of blindness in America today, which is why the American Diabetic Association recommends a comprehensive eye exam every year by your eye care provider. Some examples of the changes that we see are bleeding and leaking from the small blood vessels in the retina as well as changes to [...]

By |October 25th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments