Diabetic retinopathy

December 10, 2009

Sometimes You Just Need a Vitrectomy

Vitrectomy eye surgery is commonly used to remove blood in cases of vitreous hemorrhage. It is the basic operation of a retina specialist. Advanced proliferative diabetic retinopathy may require a vitrectomy operation for treatment.
December 11, 2009

Tree Bark May Be Beneficial To Diabetics: Supplement or Drug?

Manufacturers of Pycnogenol, a dietary supplement, report on the vision improvements in patients with early diabetic retinopathy.
December 16, 2009

Lucentis: Another Shot in the Eye, Effective TX for ARMD

Lucentis is the second anti-VEGF drug FDA approved for the treatment of wet macular degeneration. It is an effective treatment for wet macular degeneration. The formulation differs from Macugen and Avastin as do the visual results.
December 22, 2009

Social Media: Finding Credible Info On the Internet

Health information on the internet is often not credible. Authority figures are scarce on the internet. I would recommend reading from credible authorities and learning to be critical readers. Use of the internet should augment your relationship with your doctor and not be a substitute for a health provider.