Diabetic Eye Disease News and Research

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Diabetic eye disease refers to a group of eye problems that people with diabetes may face as a complication of diabetes. All can cause severe vision loss or even blindness. Diabetic eye disease may include, diabetic retinopathy — damage to the blood vessels in the retina, Cataract—clouding of the eye's lens, glaucoma—increase in fluid pressure inside the eye that leads to optic nerve damage and loss of vision. A person with diabetes is nearly twice as likely to get glaucoma as other adults.
Comprehensive dilated eye exams may provide clear view of eye health

Comprehensive dilated eye exams may provide clear view of eye health

First patient enrolled in ThromboGenics' Phase II CIRCLE study of ocriplasmin in NPDR patients

First patient enrolled in ThromboGenics' Phase II CIRCLE study of ocriplasmin in NPDR patients

New study reveals better treatment options for proliferative diabetic retinopathy

New study reveals better treatment options for proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Annual diabetic retinopathy screening for children with type 1 diabetes should begin at later age, study says

Annual diabetic retinopathy screening for children with type 1 diabetes should begin at later age, study says

Research with UWF imaging may change how diabetic eye disease is assessed and treated

Research with UWF imaging may change how diabetic eye disease is assessed and treated

Darapladib shows promise in diabetic macular oedema

Darapladib shows promise in diabetic macular oedema

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai observes June 1st as World Orthoptics Day

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai observes June 1st as World Orthoptics Day

Study could offer new way to treat, prevent diabetes-associated blindness

Study could offer new way to treat, prevent diabetes-associated blindness

New OCT angiography can improve clinical management of leading causes of blindness

New OCT angiography can improve clinical management of leading causes of blindness

UW ophthalmology researchers help show effectiveness of three drugs for treating DME

UW ophthalmology researchers help show effectiveness of three drugs for treating DME

Ranibizumab drug reverses diabetes-related blindness

Ranibizumab drug reverses diabetes-related blindness

Prevalence of geriatric conditions among older, insured patients with diabetes vary little by ethnicity

Prevalence of geriatric conditions among older, insured patients with diabetes vary little by ethnicity

Peek's smartphone eye examination tool could help tackle blindness

Peek's smartphone eye examination tool could help tackle blindness

Eye screenings of underserved populations reveal one in five has early stage diabetic retinopathy

Eye screenings of underserved populations reveal one in five has early stage diabetic retinopathy

New approach to measuring, correcting visual abnormalities

New approach to measuring, correcting visual abnormalities

Professor receives award for development of anti-angiogenic therapy for retinal disease

Professor receives award for development of anti-angiogenic therapy for retinal disease

Research demonstrates that African Americans bear heavier burden of DME

Research demonstrates that African Americans bear heavier burden of DME

ThromboGenics receives IWT grant to study potential new biotherapeutics for DME

ThromboGenics receives IWT grant to study potential new biotherapeutics for DME

Study reveals that color vision abnormalities increase with age

Study reveals that color vision abnormalities increase with age

People with diabetes at risk of developing diabetic macular edema during their lifetime

People with diabetes at risk of developing diabetic macular edema during their lifetime