Posts Tagged: Eye disease

Don’t be Blindsided by Glaucoma

If there were a disease that affected millions of people of every age and ethnicity, was a leading cause of blindness, yet was preventable, everyone would know about it, right? Wrong. In fact, glaucoma is that disease. According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), of the 2.7 million Americans who have glaucoma, 50 percent don’t…
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Diabetic Retinopathy Awareness

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month.  Diabetes mellitus is a common disease that affects how the body processes glucose, a simple sugar.  Abnormal regulation of glucose in patients with diabetes can result in a range of complications throughout the body including the eyes.  As of 2018, 34.2 million Americans, or 10.5% of the population,…
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