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The Sweet Cause of Eye Damage

September 27, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Many perceive diabetes as a severe medical condition that can cause serious impact only on the heart and kidney. But little do they know that such condition can also damage the eyes and may even result in blindness if left untreated. Once diabetes starts to affect the eyes, such condition is known as diabetic retinopathy. » Continue Reading

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Cataracts Clarified

August 19, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Are you over 60 years of age? Is your vision blurred – your view of the world slowly and steadily getting hazier? Have you been watching less of your favorite TV shows – the images having long ago disintegrated into a vista of colorful blur? Well, then it might be time to learn more about cataracts. » Continue Reading

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Hope for Damaged Retinas

June 7, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetics are on to a bright future as British scientists have found that a certain cell in the eye might be used to regenerate damaged retina. A study on Muller glial cells in zebrafish regenerating the retina even with extensive damage, has led scientists to believe that it could be done in humans very soon.

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Corneal Transplant

March 24, 2017 Category :Health Watch 0

Cornea is the front part of our eyes. It is the transparent part of our eye that covers the pupil, iris and retina.

Corneal Transplant is a surgical procedure where a portion of our cornea is removed and replaced with a portion of the cornea from a donor. Corneal Transplant also known as keratoplasty is performed 400,000 times in America only. With this numbers, we can only imagine the importance of this procedure.

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Eye Drops to Eliminate Cataract

February 22, 2015 Category :General Wellness 0

A cataract is a clouding of the lens inside the eye which leads to a decrease in vision. The lens inside the eye works focusing light onto the retina for clear vision and eye focus. This lens is primarily made of water and protein. However, some of the protein cluster together as people age to create cloud like areas in the lens. This is called senile cataracts and it grows larger until it gets in the way for letting light in making it harder and harder for a person to see. Hence, cataract is the most common cause of blindness.

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