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NIH-funded study shows less diabetic retinopathy progression among those who underwent intensive glycemic control People with type 2 diabetes who intensively controlled their blood sugar level during the landmark Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) Trial Eye Study … Continue reading

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What you should know during AMD Awareness Month The macula is made up of millions of light-sensitive cells that provide sharp detailed central vision. It is the most sensitive part of the retina, which is located at the back of … Continue reading

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Sunday, Feb. 28, 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m., Sibley Medical Building Hear celebrated retina expert Emily Chew, M.D. FACT: “Dry” age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects 80 to 90 percent of people with AMD. Celebrate “AMD Awareness Month” with Emily Chew, … Continue reading

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Another reason to worry about climate change: Expanding areas of arid land, air pollution, and greater exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation all present potential health hazards to your eyes, according to Sheila West, Ph.D., vice chair for research at the … Continue reading

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