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When Should I Stop Driving?

drivingOne of the hardest questions we deal with every day in the practice is when to tell people who are having difficulty with their vision to stop driving. Giving up your driving privilege is one of the most difficult realities to come to terms with if you have a problem that...
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Diabetic Retinopathy Diagnosis and Treatment

Diabetic Retinopathy Diagnosis and TreatmentDiabetic Retinopathy Diagnosis Diabetic retinopathy is detected during a comprehensive eye exam, which includes: ·      Visual acuity testing. ·      Dilated exam. Drops are placed to widen the pupil to allow exam of the retina. ·      Tonometry. Measurement of the eye pressure inside the eye.   Supplemental testing may include: ·      Optical...
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Diabetic Retinopathy Explained

diabetic retinopathyDiabetic retinopathy is an eye condition that affects the retina in people who have diabetes.  The retina is the light sensitive tissue that lines the back of the eye, detects light which is then processed as an image by the brain.  Chronically high blood sugar or large fluctuations in blood sugar...
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