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Hereditary Macular Diseases

You may be surprised to learn there is a difference between the labels of hereditary and genetic when trying to determine if you may be…


May 18, 2022

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How is Diabetic Retinopathy Diagnosed?

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that affects the blood vessels in the retina, the light-sensitive layer of tissue in the back of the eye. It occurs when too much blood sugar damages the…


May 11, 2022

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What Does a Person with Geographic Atrophy See?

Geographic Atrophy is an advanced form of dry age-related macular degeneration where cells in regions of the retina waste away and die, slowly causing vision…


May 4, 2022

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Retinal Detachment Symptoms

Retinal detachment symptoms are warning signals that your eyes need immediate medical attention. Retinal detachment often begins with the loss of peripheral vision as the…


April 25, 2022

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What is the Function of the Macula?

The macula is where the most important images you see are created before they are sent along the optic nerve where they signal your brain…


April 18, 2022

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What is Macular Disease?

Macular disease affects the macula, the part of the retina at the back of the eye. Although small in size at only 5mm, the macula…


April 11, 2022

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Genetic Macular Diseases

Heredity and genetics play a role in macular diseases. Aged-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of severe vision loss among people aged…


April 4, 2022

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Diabetic Eye Specialist

Annual eye exams are important for general vision health but extra important for those who have been diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes. Diabetes can cause…


March 25, 2022

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Retinal Detachment Causes

Retinal detachment is as alarming as it sounds. In fact, if you are experiencing any signs or symptoms of retinal detachment, you should seek immediate…


March 18, 2022

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Eye Care After Diabetes

After a diabetes diagnosis, you may have a list of questions about what comes next for your health. Understanding the impact that diabetes can have…


March 11, 2022