Diabetic retinopathy

March 31, 2010

Why Glasses Won't Help You See

Glasses can only improve vision by ensuring that an image is focused precisely on the retina. In the presence of disease, glasses can't improve vision.
April 7, 2010

Sustained Release; Ozurdex Now Treats Diabetic Macular Edema?

Ozurdex was FDA approved for retinal vein occlusions. It releases steroids into the eye. It may now be a successful treatment for diabetic macular edema.
April 30, 2010

New Treatment for Diabetic Eye Disease

A new study finds that by combining Lucentis with laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy results in excellent visual outcomes.
May 4, 2010

Retinal Ischemia: Supply vs. Demand

Diabetic retinopathy causes the retina to lose blood supply. A chain events causes liberation of VEGF and can lead to blindness.