Vision Loss Archives

Is someone you know at risk for diabetic vision loss?

November 18, 2021

By Cheryl L. Dejewski With diabetes at epidemic levels, you probably know (or are) one of the 34.2 million Americans with the disease. Whether or not the cause is due to lifestyle (poor diet, lack of exercise), genetics or both, be aware: Diabetes does more than affect blood sugar levels. Without proper precautions, it can… [Read More]

Are you “blind” to the fact that your vision may not be as good as you think?

June 24, 2021

By Cheryl L. Dejewski “Often when I tell a patient that they have a serious eye condition like glaucoma or diabetic eye disease, they’ll respond, ‘But, I can see fine’ or ‘I haven’t noticed anything wrong with my eyes’,” reports Mark Freedman, MD, senior partner at Eye Care Specialists, an ophthalmology practice that has overseen… [Read More]

Are you “blind” to the fact that your vision may not be as good as you think?

December 13, 2019

By Cheryl L. Dejewski “Often when I tell a patient that they have a serious eye condition like glaucoma or macular degeneration, they’ll respond, ‘But, I can see fine’ or ‘I haven’t noticed anything wrong with my eyes,’” reports Mark Freedman, MD, senior partner at Eye Care Specialists, an ophthalmology practice that has overseen the… [Read More]