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Diabetes and Your Eyes

May 6, 2021 Diabetes affects more than 34 million Americans, which amounts to 10.5% of the U.S. population, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2020 National Diabetes Statistics Report. For people with diabetes, the body’s cells aren’t able to take in glucose, leading to a buildup of sugar in the […]

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Protect Your Eyes: Age-Related Vision Conditions

By age 65, one in three Americans has some form of vision-impairing eye condition. Glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy are the major eye diseases that affect us as we age. Since there is a great deal of information available on cataracts, the focus of this article is on the other less frequently discussed diseases.

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Age Related Macular Degeneration

By Eric W. Fitz, MD | Retinal Specialist & Ophthalmology Age Related Macular Degeneration (abbreviated AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in Americans over 65.  AMD is found in more than 10 million Americans.

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Traditional vs. Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

By Michael Cohen, MD | Ophthalmology  Cataracts are an eye condition as old as time itself, becoming much more common as we ourselves get older. A clouding of the eye’s lens that blurs vision, cataracts affect more than half of all Americans by the time they reach 80, according to the National Eye Institute. But […]

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