Archive | Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy, the most common diabetic eye disease, occurs when blood vessels in the retina change. Sometimes these vessels swell and leak fluid or even close off completely. In other cases, abnormal new blood vessels grow on the surface of the retina.

Using Latest Technology to Improve Lives

“During rotations as a medical student, I witnessed a cataract surgery that changed the life of a veteran for the better,” said Dr. Vic Khemsara, ophthalmologist at Summit Eye Care, PA. “At that point, I knew I wanted to pursue a career in this field and help change people’s lives in the same way.” Today, […]

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Diabetes and Your Eyes

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects of insulin secretion and/or increased cellular resistance to insulin. Type 1 diabetes mellitus results from destruction of the beta cells in the pancreas which accounts for about 10% of all diabetics in the United States. This can lead to absolute […]

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