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Saturday, April 16, 2016

IMRF- VISION & DIABETIC RETINOPATHY: ‪#‎diabetes‬ ‪#‎healthyeyes‬

IMRF- VISION & DIABETIC RETINOPATHY: ‪#‎diabetes‬ ‪#‎healthyeyes‬ ‘Eye Health: Insights for Patients With Diabetes Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of new-onset blindness in U.S. adults. If all individuals with diabetic retinopathy were treated in a timely manner, the incidence of blindness from diabetes could be decreased by 90 percent. Many factors that are completely within your…

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Monday, April 11, 2016

IMRF- VISION & HEALTHY LIFESTYLES: ‪#‎healthyeyes‬ ‪#‎amd‬

IMRF- VISION & HEALTHY LIFESTYLES: ‪#‎healthyeyes‬ ‪#‎amd‬ Cigarette smoking has long been known to cause cardiovascular disease and lung cancer. However, not many people really realize that smoking can lead to vision loss. Ophthalmologists have now asserted that the surge in eye-related diseases in India can be largely attributed to smoking. According to the doctors, smoking appears…

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

IMRF- VISION & HEALTHY LIFESTYLES: ‪#‎macaging‬ ‪#‎amd‬ ‪#‎healthyeyes‬

IMRF- VISION & HEALTHY LIFESTYLES: ‪#‎macaging‬ ‪#‎amd‬ ‪#‎healthyeyes‬ ‘The popular expression “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” has made a lot of people maintain an inclusion of an apple in their daily diet. But for those who are getting old already, a new study says that walnuts are the best to consume every day. According to…

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Monday, March 14, 2016

IMRF- VISION & HEALTHCARE: Some doctors and a key group of preventive care experts are not seeing eye to eye on seniors’ need for vision screening during primary care visits.

IMRF- VISION & HEALTHCARE: Some doctors and a key group of preventive care experts are not seeing eye to eye on seniors’ need for vision screening during primary care visits. #macaging‬ ‪#‎eyes‬ The International Macular and Retinal Foundation (IMRF) agrees with the American Academy of Ophthalmology professionals about early detection of eye disease such as…

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Thursday, March 3, 2016

IMRF- VISION & STAYING INFORMED: Don’t leave it up to THEM- Take charge of your vision health!

 IMRF- VISION & STAYING INFORMED: Don’t leave it up to THEM- Take charge of your vision health! According to the National Eye Institute, AMD is one of the leading causes of vision loss in people ages 50 and older. In advanced cases, AMD can lead to blindness. Age and a family history of the disease…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

IMRF- VISION & PREVENTION: Macular Degeneration May Improve with High Dose Statin Therapy.

IMRF- VISION & PREVENTION: Macular Degeneration May Improve with High Dose Statin Therapy. #AMD #maculardegeneration Posted on February 15, 2016 MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Demetrios Vavvas Demetrios Vavvas, M.D., Ph.D. Co-Director Ocular Regenerative Medical Institute Clinician scientist at Mass. Eye and Ear and Co-Director of the Ocular Regenerative Medicine Institute at Harvard Medical School Medical…

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Friday, February 5, 2016

IMRF- DRY AMD & TREATMENTS: Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Statin May Help Restore Vision In Patients With Common Form Of Blindness

IMRF- DRY AMD & TREATMENTS: Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Statin May Help Restore Vision In Patients With Common Form Of Blindness Finally possible DRY AMD treatments….   Statins could do wonders for people by lowering their cholesterol levels, and may also prove to be beneficial for patients with the most common form of blindness. A small study…

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Saturday, January 30, 2016

IMRF- VISION & AWARENESS: Roche investigating off-label Avastin use after 15 Indian patients hospitalized

IMRF- VISION & AWARENESS: Roche investigating off-label Avastin use after 15 Indian patients hospitalized …’Roche has emphatically reiterated Avastin is not approved for intraocular use by the FDA or the Indian government, even though it has long been used by physicians in different countries for treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). ‘….. ‪#‎AMD‬ ‪#‎blindness‬    …

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

IMRF- VISION & RESEARCH: Earlier AMD Onset With Rare Genetic Variants

IMRF- VISION & RESEARCH: Earlier AMD Onset With Rare Genetic Variants ‪#‎maculardegeneration‬ ‪#‎blindness‬ ‘Patients with age-related macular degeneration carrying rare variants have earlier age at symptom onset and a higher prevalence of positive family history than noncarriers, according to a study published online Jan. 14 in JAMA Ophthalmology. MONDAY, Jan. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Patients with…

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

IMRF- VISION & AWARENESS: Diabetic Retinopathy: Boston Eye Doctor Discusses Causes, Treatment, and Prevention of a Vision-Threatening Condition

IMRF- VISION & AWARENESS: #blindness #diabetes Diabetic Retinopathy: Boston Eye Doctor Discusses Causes, Treatment, and Prevention of a Vision-Threatening Condition During National Diabetes Month, Dr. Steven Nielsen of The Nielsen Eye Center Spread Awareness About Diabetic Retinopathy — a Leading Cause of Blindness Among Adults in America Press Release: Nielsen Eye Center – 9 hours ago BOSTON, MA–(Marketwired…

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