Tag: diabetic eye exam
Diabetic Retinopathy: Risk Factors and Treatment Options
By understanding more about their condition, patients with diabetic retinopathy can receive the ideal treatment and ensure treatment in a time-frame that can mitigate the worst of the condition’s symptoms. Our doctors are experts in diagnosing and treating diabetic retinopathy. In this latest post, we will provide valuable insight on the risk factors, symptoms, and […]
During National Diabetes Month, Dr. Steven Nielsen of The Nielsen Eye Center spreads awareness about diabetic retinopathy – a leading cause of blindness among adults in America. Boston, MA – Among the more than 29 million people in the United States who suffer from diabetes, it is estimated that approximately 28 percent of adults aged […]
How is Diabetic Retinopathy Treated and Can it be Prevented?
In our last blog post, we explained some of the causes of diabetic retinopathy and talked about the importance of regular eye exams in order to detect signs of the condition at its earliest stages. Today, we will discuss whether this diabetic eye disease can be prevented and the treatment options available that can reduce […]