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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

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

All about omega-3 fatty acids

What’s the deal with Omega-3 fatty acids? Why are they and why are they better than Omega-6 and Omega-9 fatty acids? These are some common questions I get on a daily basis. Read … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · 6 Comments
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