National Eye Institute
Conducts Research on
Diabetic Retinopathy
Cameron Javid Retina Associates
National Eye
Institute
Conducts
Research on
Diabetic
Retinopathy
Retina Associates practitioner Dr. Cameron Javid devotes...
National Eye
Institute
Conducts
Research on
Diabetic
Retinopathy
Diabetic retinopathy in an eye condition caused by compl...
National Eye
Institute
Conducts
Research on
Diabetic
Retinopathy
Currently, Retina Associates is conducting and supportin...
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National Eye Institute Conducts Research on Diabetic Retinopathy

National Eye Institute Conducts Research on Diabetic Retinopathy
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. National Eye Institute Conducts Research on Diabetic Retinopathy Cameron Javid Retina Associates
  • 2. National Eye Institute Conducts Research on Diabetic Retinopathy Retina Associates practitioner Dr. Cameron Javid devotes much of his time at theTucson, Arizona, practice to treating patients with issues related to the retina and vitreous. At RetinaAssociates, Dr. Cameron Javid, Dr April Harris, Dr Egbert Saavedra & Dr Mark Walsh often see individuals with diabetic retinopathy.
  • 3. National Eye Institute Conducts Research on Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy in an eye condition caused by complications due to diabetes. It specifically involves damage to blood vessels in the retina, which often results in severe vision loss or blindness.All adults with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes are at risk, with the National Eye Institute (NEI) reporting that between 40 and 45% of Americans with diabetes have diabetic retinopathy.
  • 4. National Eye Institute Conducts Research on Diabetic Retinopathy Currently, Retina Associates is conducting and supporting research aimed at detecting, treating, and preventing vision loss in those dealing with diabetes. One area it focuses on pertains to drugs that prevent the retina from signaling the body to grow new blood vessels.The hope is to utilize these drugs to control diabetic retinopathy and reduce the need for laser surgery .

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