Diabetes

Prescribing for Two

Be aware of the factors at play for pregnant diabetic women.
10/15/2021

Cataracts More Common When Diabetes Patients Have DR

Those with ocular manifestations of this multisystemic condition may face three times the risk, study shows.
10/14/2021

Age, DR Severity Strong Indicators of Vision Loss

These are important factors when deciding the most suitable number of follow-up visits for these patients, research notes.
10/13/2021

Diabetes Type, Duration Affect Corneal Endothelial Compromise

Both types of the condition resulted in cell loss and increased pachymetry, according to a recent literature study.
10/05/2021

Dexamethasone Implant Safe, Effective in Treatment-naive DME Eyes

After 52 weeks, participants in this study experienced a significant improvement in BCVA and CRT with an average of just 2.4 injections throughout the year.
10/04/2021

Outer Retinal Changes May Reflect Poor VA in DME

Early identification of these OCT biomarkers may help dictate therapy, investigators say.
09/28/2021

Daily Fish Oil Consumption May Protect Against Diabetic Retinopathy

Dietary changes may help prevent development and progression of this condition, study finds.
09/17/2021

Diabetic Cataract Patients May Benefit From the Laser

Because it uses less phaco energy than traditional surgery, FLACS may be a better option for this demographic, researchers suggest.
09/16/2021

Delays in Anti-VEGF Treatment Could Cause Permanent Damage

Many patients missed injections throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in worse visual outcomes even after reinitiating therapy, researchers note.
08/13/2021

Closely Monitor Cataract Patients with Early DME

Even low pre-op levels of macular edema are associated with disease progression and vision loss, study suggests.
08/09/2021

Upcoming Events

October 28, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher S. Dhoot, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

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November 4, 2021

Early Detection, Monitoring and Timely Referral
Location: Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse
Speakers: Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO and Blake Cooper, MD, MPH, FACS
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November 10, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Leo Semes, OD, FAAO and Nancy M. Holekamp, MD
8:00–9:00pm EST

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