PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK) – Diabetic retinopathy is something you may not have heard of, but it is a leading cause of vision impairment and blindness among adults. It is also causing lots of concern here in Arizona, not only because of the growing number of diabetic patients in general, but because of a specific population already diagnosed. Whether she is… Read More »
Retinal Consultants of Arizona is proud to announce its first Virtual Town Hall Patient Education Program. This program is designed to inform and educate community members about conditions of the retina and vitreous including Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Eye Diseases. The purpose is to increase early detection and intervention to common retina conditions, which… Read More »
Retinal Consultants of Arizona’s Dr. Pravin Dugel discusses the new Iluvien treatment implant with NBC Channel 12 Phoenix. From NBC 12 The Phoenix doctor, who helped bring this new drug to the market says, it could help about 50% of patients. A new eye implant is on the market and it’s available for people suffering… Read More »
Dr. Sachin Mehta’s “Eye on Vision” segment for February covering Diabetic Retinopathy on Lake Havasu’s Channel 45. This is a monthly segment offering information and community education to the citizens of Lake Havasu and Bullhead City, Arizona.
FDA Approves 1st Drug for Diabetic Retinopathy To be used in those with diabetic macular edema, injections fight leading cause of blindness FDA Approves 1st Drug for Diabetic Retinopathy By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the drug Lucentis (ranibizumab) to… Read More »