The Latest on Eylea: A Leading Treatment for Diabetes-Related Retinopathy

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Kira Wang New results on Eylea, a treatment for diabetes-related retinopathy, show that the therapy reduces the risk of more serious eye complications when used for prevention. Key findings were recently published on Eylea, a common therapy in the US used to treat several eye conditions including […]

Resources for Eye Care, Exams, and Glasses: How to See More and Pay Less

By Marie Tetsu and Kira Wang Cost can sometimes be a barrier to proper eye care, but a variety of programs offer free or low-cost eye exams and other resources. Are you eligible?  Most people rely on their sight every day, making eye care essential to our health. For people with diabetes, annual dilated eye exams […]

Your Eye Health During COVID-19 — What You Should Know

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Kira Wang While the global pandemic has interrupted many healthcare services, eye care is still essential and available under certain circumstances Diabetes can lead to changes or problems in your vision, making annual eye appointments a necessity for every person with diabetes. One can prevent complications with […]

Diabetes Eye Screenings: Why They Are Important and Challenging

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Renza Scibilia and Chris ‘Grumpy Pumper’ Aldred Regular eye screenings are important for people with diabetes. Learn more about diabetes-related retinopathy screenings from diabetes advocates Renza and Grumpy What Causes Diabetes-Related Retinopathy? Diabetes-related retinopathy occurs when many years of high blood sugar levels cause damage […]