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Amy Campbell

Focus on This: May Is Healthy Vision Month

The merry month of May is upon us, and that means it’s time to think about your vision! In 2003, the National Eye Institute declared May as Healthy Vision Month. Now is as good a time as any to make sure that you’re doing all that you can to protect your vision and prevent vision loss…

Diane Fennell

Drug Improves Vision in Diabetic Retinopathy

The eye drug Lucentis (ranibizumab injection), recently approved to treat diabetic macular edema, may also be useful in people with diabetic retinopathy, according to research recently presented at the 2012 Joint Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology…

David Spero

Diabetes and Your Eyes — More Than Retinopathy

You probably know that eye damage (retinopathy) is a major complication of diabetes. So when vision blurs, it’s normal to think the worst. But diabetes can cause blurred vision in several other ways, some of which are reversible…

Diane Fennell

FDA Approves Drug for Diabetes-Related Vision Loss

On August 10, pharmaceutical manufacturer Genentech announced the approval of its eye drug Lucentis (ranibizumab injection) by the US Food and Drug Administration for treatment of diabetic macular edema

Diane Fennell

Statins May Increase Cataract Risk

A new study in the journal Optometry and Vision Science suggests that statins may also increase the risk of age-related (AR) cataract, or a clouding of the lens of the eye…

Web Team

Resources for Low-Vision Awareness Month

Did you know that February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Low Vision Awareness Month? This week, we’d like to alert you to some resources that can help you keep your eyes healthy or to cope if you are dealing with low vision…

Web Team

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Web Team

What We’re Reading: Free Diabetes Informational Recordings

Jan Chait

Diabetes Is a Lot of Things, But It Sure Isn’t Boring

Diane Fennell

Two Treatments Found to Slow Eye Disease Progression

Eric Lagergren

No Signs of Diabetic Retinopathy

Diane Fennell

Breakthrough in Treating Diabetic Eye Disease

Tara Dairman

Getting Screened for Glaucoma

Amy Campbell

Nutrition and Eye Health (Part 3)

Amy Campbell

Nutrition and Eye Health (Part 2)

Amy Campbell

Nutrition and Eye Health (Part 1)

Tara Dairman

New Research Focuses on Blood Pressure Control (Part 1)

Andy Stuckey

Dilated and Dealing With It

Tara Dairman

Recipe of the Week: Colorful vegetable casserole

Tara Dairman

Article of the Week: Tools and Techniques for Visual Impairment

Tara Dairman

Article of the Week: Avoiding Eye Complications

Tara Dairman

Joslin Launches Free Online Diabetes Videos

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