August 6, 2013
As the number of people living with diabetes continues to grow, so does the economic burden of treating the disease. Direct and indirect health care costs associated with diabetes rose from $174 billion in 2007 to $245 billion in 2012 – an increase of 41 percent in just 5 years.
April 22, 2013
OZURDEX® (dexamethasone intravitreal implant) is approved by the FDA for branch retinal vein occlusion and uveitis. Results are very exciting.
March 29, 2013
Retina Chip approved by FDA February 2013. This helps people with Retinitis Pigmentosa and other causes of chronic visual loss. Very exciting. Go to UC San Diego website to learn more.
March 29, 2013
We have created a glaucoma test device, called glaucoma ball, free to anyone who wants to try it. It will tell you what ABNORMAL eye pressure is and what you should avoid. Call us if you are interested. Patent pending.
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Retina The Fundamentals
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Ophthalmology for Primary Care
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Diabetic Retinopathy: The Essentials
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Journal of Asian Health
Internet journal launched in 2011 for fostering communication between physicians, patients in Asia and the United States.