Diabetic retinopathy

November 30, 2009

Medical Insurance Pays for Your Eyes. Vision Insurance Pays for Glasses. The Difference?

Vision insurance and medical insurance gets confusing. Both deal with the eyes. If you have a medical eye disease, you probably need a thorough dilated eye exam. This should be covered by your "health" insurance.
December 2, 2009

Tips On Choosing an "Eye" Doctor: A Retina Specialist?

Choosing the right "eye" doctor may be difficult if you have retinal disease. Who do you see, and when?
December 3, 2009

Eye Injections Challenge Eye Laser for Diabetic Retinopathy

Small study reports that diabetic macular edema is better treated with intraocular injections of anti-VEGF medications. These small studies aren't large enough to change practice habits, but do have some merit.
December 7, 2009

You Only Need Good Vision in One Eye to Keep Driving!

Vision requirements in most states require good vision in only one eye! Patients with diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration usually do not lose their driver's license due to vision requirements.