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Articles related to diseases of the eyes.

Sixty Percent Of Americans With Diabetes Skip Annual Sight-saving Exams

Written on November 5, 2019 at 4:27 pm, by

People with diabetes are at increased risk of developing serious eye diseases, yet most do not have sight-saving, annual eye exams, according to a large study. The Instituto de Ojos del Dr. Miguel Santiago joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in reiterating the importance of eye exams during the month of November, which is observed  Continue Reading »

Three Things Patients Should Know About Cataracts

Written on June 7, 2019 at 2:25 pm, by

Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which cause cloudy, blurry or dim vision and often develop with advancing age.1 This June, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is observing Cataract Awareness Month by sharing three things everyone should know about the condition and its treatment. Continue reading…

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