Coming To Grips With The Aging Process

by:Senior Corner - January My Mom, Sheila Arellano, was an Escalon Times staff writer for years. She created a monthly column that found humor in off beat events that happened in her life especially in her later years. Writing was her dream and she was able to pursue...

Macular Degeneration Association’s Medical Board member Jeremiah Brown Jr., MD announced as one of San Antonio’s Top Doctors 2020

San Antonio's Top Doctors 2020 316 top doctors in San Antonio, in 59 different specialties Dr. Brown is a distinguished member of our medical board. Dr. Brown has spoken at many of our awareness programs and is a contributor in the educational components of the...

Brolocuziumab: Less frequent dosing/maintenance of robust visual gains in wet AMD

by: Lynda Charters This article was reviewed by Arshad M. Khanani, MD, MA; Joshua Mali, MD; and Patrick Mooney Brolucizumab (RTH258, Beovu, Novartis) received FDA approval for treatment of patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) during the last...

Low Vision Clinic and devices can help those with impaired sight

by: Betty Lin- Fisher Beacon Journal Mary Kosovich’s vision has been deteriorating for the last 29 years. Kosovich can’t read a book or written words without assistance, such as a magnifier, and she has a hard time distinguishing people’s faces as a result of retinal...

Dr. Mali’s top 5 stories in ophthalmology for 2019

By: Joshua Mali, MD It’s that time of the year again when I reflect on an exciting and dynamic year in ophthalmology! Here are my top 5 most significant stories in ophthalmology for 2019: 1.  FDA approves brolucizumab for treatment of wet AMD As of this...

Stem cell treatment: What could possibly go wrong with procedure?

By: Lynda Charters Abstract / Synopsis:  Stem cell therapies for ocular diseases often are of unproven efficacy and may result in vision loss, notes one surgeon. Reviewed by Thomas A. Albini, MD Stem cell technology is a rapidly growing, highly lucrative industry...

Arthritis and Your Eyes

Written By: Kierstan Boyd Reviewed By: J Kevin McKinney MD Nov. 13, 2019 If you have arthritis, you are already familiar with this chronic disease that causes swelling and pain in parts of the body. Most people think arthritis mainly affects the body’s joints—like...

36 Fabulous Foods for Your Eyes

Leer en Español: Cinco alimentos fabulosos para sus ojos Written By: Celia VimontReviewed By: Brenda Pagan-Duran, MDNov. 15, 2019 If you’re looking for a diet that’s healthy for your eyes, here’s some good news: The same diet that helps your heart and the rest of your...

5 Things You Might Not Know About Diabetes and Your Eyes

Written By: Kierstan Boyd Reviewed By: Ninel Z Gregori MD Dec. 03, 2019 If you have diabetes, you probably already know that you’re at risk for vision problems. You know that controlling your blood sugar and monitoring your A1C is vital for your overall health....

New Study for Dry Macular Degeneration Patients

Study Opportunity for  Dry AMD Patients 60 min webcam interview and compensation is $100 Please sign up at the link below for information or to see if you qualify! https://rarepatientvoice.com/macularhope/
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