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Are your supplements for macular degeneration harming you?

Life is full of opportunities for conflict and health care is no exception to that paradigm. Nutrition in particular seems to be a frequent subject of conflicting  expert opinions. In eye care we intersect with the nutrition world because some causes of sight loss are linked with nutritional risk factors. Diabetes and macular degeneration [...]

Are your supplements for macular degeneration harming you?2021-03-10T00:54:51+00:00

Taking a Stand to Stop Sight Loss from Diabetes

Diabetes is the leading cause of vision loss in working age adults. Our society is experiencing an epidemic of individuals developing problems with their blood sugar. In fact a recent UCLA demographic study has shown that 46% of the adults in California are either prediabetic or diabetic. The leading cause of sight loss from [...]

Taking a Stand to Stop Sight Loss from Diabetes2021-03-09T19:05:19+00:00

Don’t Get Robbed by the Silent Thief Glaucoma

January is glaucoma awareness month. It is one of the primary conditions we diagnose and treat in our office. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of sight loss internationally. We call it the silent thief of sight because people don't realize their sight is diminished until the condition is advanced. Glaucoma is a loss [...]

Don’t Get Robbed by the Silent Thief Glaucoma2021-03-09T19:06:03+00:00

Healthcare Tsunami

November is national diabetes month, but that’s not why I am writing this article! There is a wave of illness that is approaching the shore of this country like a tsunami. Diabetes mellitus represents a group of health conditions all associated with an abnormally high blood sugar. The sugar that comes from food in [...]

Healthcare Tsunami2021-03-09T19:06:50+00:00
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