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Tag Archives: Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes is not kind to the eye

Every summer I give a lecture at the Bay Area Ophthalmology Course on diabetic retinopathy. This is an important topic as 25.6 million people in the US aged 20 years … Continue reading

September 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lucentis approved for the treatment of diabetic macular edema

The FDA recently approved Lucentis (ranibizumab) for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) (swelling in the retina due to diabetes). I am intimately familiar with Lucentis as I commonly use it … Continue reading

September 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

When should I have an eye exam?

This seems like a straightforward question, but the answer can vary depending on age and risk factors for ocular disease. If you are actively under the care of an ophthalmologist, … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

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