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What to expect with a retinal exam

A retinal exam is not much different than any other eye exam.

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February 17, 2017

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Diabetic Eye Disease Treatment

Diabetic eye disease is a group of eye conditions that can affect people with diabetes. While diabetic eye disease may not always be preventable, early detection and treatment before significant vision loss or blindness is the best way to control diabetic eye disease.

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February 17, 2017

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Diabetic Eye Exam Frequency

If you’re diabetic, you may be wondering if you need more frequent eye exams. Since vision loss and blindness is a common side effect of diabetes, your concern is valid.

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February 17, 2017

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Diabetic Eye Problems

Diabetics have particular concerns when it comes to vision care. To avoid eye problems, it is particularly important that diabetics have regular vision checks with their ophthalmologist.

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February 17, 2017

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Dilated Eye Exams Can Identify “Silent” Eye Cancer

Associated Retina Consultants’ own Dr. Matthew Welch recently appeared on the Channel 12 Arizona Midday show to raise awareness of diagnosing eye tumors though dilated…

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February 17, 2017

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Help us Transform Lives with the Gift of Sight

One of the most precious gifts we have is the gift of sight, but what would happen if we began to lose this gift? Many of you may know a family or friend who has been diagnosed with a retinal disease, resulting in partial or total loss of vision, and know the struggles that come along with the loss of vision.

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February 17, 2017

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How Common Is Retinoblastoma?

Retinoblastoma is a rare type of eye cancer that usually develops in early childhood, typically before the age of 5. In developed nations, the incidence of retinoblastoma is 1 case of retinoblastoma per 18,000 to 30,000 live births worldwide.

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February 17, 2017

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List of Retinal Diseases

There are many types of retinal diseases: some are fairly common and easily treatable and others are quite rare and require complex treatment. Identifying and treating retinal disease in Phoenix is critical to your overall sight and your quality of life.

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February 17, 2017

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Macular Degeneration Study

The doctors at Associated Retina Consultants in Phoenix, AZ are participating in a new Macular Degeneration study. Learn more here.

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February 17, 2017

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Macular Degeneration Vitamins

Macular degeneration carries a reputation for being a serious disease, and rightfully so. However, some vitamins have been known to help aid in fighting or diminishing the effects of macular degeneration.

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February 17, 2017