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What is glaucoma?

Glaucoma is one of the most misunderstood diseases that I know of. Many people think that glaucoma is high eye pressure. It isn’t. Glaucoma is damage to the optic nerve … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Can driverless cars help people with vision loss?

Today was a historic day in California. Governor Brown signed SB1298 into law, which will pave the way for “autonomous vehicles” to enter our roads. The law¬†allows driverless cars to … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · 10 Comments

Pregnancy and the eye

As a retina specialist, I examine a lot of pregnant women who have diabetes. What am I looking for during those exams? Evidence of diabetic retinopathy — bleeding, cholesterol leakage, … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Are my eyes going to be OK? I haven’t taken my contacts out for a month…

This is what one of my best friends from college told me over the phone a few years ago. As an eye doctor, this made me almost want to vomit.¬† … Continue reading

April 5, 2012 · 27 Comments

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