Understanding the 3 Types of DME Treatment

Being diagnosed with diabetic macular edema (DME) can leave you feeling stressed and uncertain about what to do next. A great first step in taking control of your DME is understanding the treatment options available to you. There are three main types of treatments, namely anti-VEGF (anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor), corticosteroid, and laser treatments, that […]

Everyday Tips to Improve and Protect Your Vision

Did you know that over 12 million people over the age of 40 in the United States have issues with their vision? With millions of people facing vision impairment and vision loss, it’s important to take care of your eyes and protect your vision. In honor of World Sight Day, let’s take a look at […]

5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Diabetic Macular Edema

Diabetic macular edema (DME) is an eye condition that can affect those with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. It can lead to blindness if left untreated, and some of the symptoms for DME include: Blurred vision Double vision Seeing washed out colors An increase in eye floaters – spots or strings in your field […]

Caring for Loved Ones with Diabetic Macular Edema

If a family member or close friend living with diabetes has been diagnosed with diabetic macular edema (DME), you may wonder how you might help. Although you may sometimes not know exactly how to offer support, words of encouragement can be a good start. You may find your loved one will struggle with medical costs […]

5 Commonly Asked Questions About Diabetic Macular Edema

Did you know that if left untreated, Diabetic Macular Edema can lead to damage to your eye that is irreversible? One of the results can often be permanent loss of vision. If you are a person with diabetes and your sight has been deteriorating over time or you’ve had an injury that prevents your eyes […]

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