One-third of diabetics fail to get eye exams

Print By: Ophthalmology Times Staff Reports Seattle—An estimated 25 million people in the United States have diabetes and face a higher risk for ophthalmic complications, including glaucoma, cataracts, and diabetic retinopathy. However, more than one-third of all persons in the … Continue reading

Review: Myopia May Afford Protection Against Diabetic Retinopathy.

Medscape (9/22, Brice) reported, “A review sifting through 52 years of published research has strengthened the belief that myopia’s structural effect on the ocular anatomy affords protection against diabetic retinopathy (DR).” After examining medical literature for the past five decades, researchers “uncovered enough … Continue reading

New supplement targets diabetic retinopathy

By:  Ophthalmology Times Staff Report Columbus, OH—A new supplement (Diabetic Vision Formula, EyeScience Labs) is designed to help protect against potential vision problems associated with diabetic retinopathy. “The [product] was formulated to help target the oxidative stress that can negatively … Continue reading