Medicine

September 25, 2009

Floaters, Are They Normal or due to Diabetic Retinopathy?

New floaters can be from a posterior vitreous detachment (PVD), retinal tear or diabetic retinopathy.
October 8, 2009

SurModics' Drug Delivery to Release Lucentis for Macular Degeneration

Surmodics announces agreement with Genentech/Roche to combine proprietary drug delivery system with Lucentis (ranibizumab) for the treatment of wet macular degeneration.
October 16, 2009

Are Dilating Drops Always Necessary?

Complete pupillary dilation is necessary for proper examination of the retina. Patient's with macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy need to be dilated every time.
October 22, 2009

The "O" in Eye Doctor

There are two types of "eye doctors." Optometrists and ophthalmologists are both eye doctors. The training of each is different. New practices will be composed of both types.