diabetes mellitus

January 8, 2010

Blood in the Eye: You Make the Call

I had a patient with sudden loss of vision. He has diabetes and I diagnosed a vitreous hemorrhage. What are the causes and possible treatments?
January 20, 2010

A1C Now Used to Diagnose Diabetes

Hemoglobin A1C values are now used to not only treat blood sugar levels, but to diagnose diabetes as well. With earlier diagnosis, vision loss may be decreased due to earlier, and easier, diagnosis.
February 11, 2010

Macular Degeneration Treatment and the Blood Brain Barrier

Getting drugs into the inside of the eye is very hard. Intraocular injections have become an effective way to deliver medications to the inside of the eye and bypass the blood brain barrier to treat retinal disease.
March 11, 2010

It's Not What You Look At, It's What You Look For

Knowing what to look for is essential to making a correct medical diagnosis. Retinal disease, such as ARMD and diabetes is easy to diagnose as we can also "see" the eye.