Dr. DeCroos shares with WTVC-TV viewers diabetic eye disease and the symptoms those with diabetes should be aware of. He also talks about protection and what the National Eye Institute is doing to promote research on diabetic eye disease. Read more...
Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes and is a leading cause of preventable blindness among American adults. Approximately 45 percent of diabetics will develop some form of diabetic eye disease. The good news is that preventative measures and current treatments can help keep your vision clear and bright. Read more from Dr. Perkins’ article.
As part of Dr. Cummings’ presentation on diabetic eye disease, he shared the results of the latest clinical trial from the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCR). The DRCR.net is funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI). The NEI is a part of the National Institutes of Health, which is the branch of government that funds medical research. Southeastern Retina is one of the110 participating sites (offices) with over 400 physicians throughout the United States.
Read more from Dr. Shah’s article: Dr. Shah’s Article: Diabetic Eye Disease – The Facts