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Dr. Raymond Iezzi- Controlling Vision Loss (:12)

(Sot) In controlling vision loss associated with diabetes the mainstay of treatment is really controlling the diabetes. Prior to the point where it induces vision damage

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Raymond Iezzi- Glaucoma Treatment (:17)

(sot) In terms of treatment for glaucoma we do have many treatments but they’re mostly based on early detection and so regular examinations with an eye care provider are critical in order to identify early signs of these diseases both diabetes and glaucomatous damage.

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Raymond Iezzi- Glaucoma Vision Loss (:30)

(sot) In addition to diabetes, glaucoma, which is an unseen, almost silent visual threat, is a very significant cause of blindness in the United States and worldwide. And glaucoma affects the optic nerve, the optic nerve is the portion of the eye and the brain that connects the eye to [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Raymond Iezzi- Diabetic Related Vision Treatment (:30)

(Sot) Almost all of the treatment methods for diabetic retinopathy are really rescue attempts to try to stave off the affects of diabetes on the retina. Ultimately the only way that we can stop diabetic retinopathy and vision loss progression is to care for the health of that patient overall. [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Raymond Iezzi- Diabetes & Mac Degen (:15)

(sot) We also see a significant amount of vision in association with diabetes so diabetic retinopathy can affect both the center and peripheral vision, it can affect both eyes and is a very severe problem in the United States

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Raymond Iezzi- Macular Degeneration (:09)

(sot) Age related macular degeneration is one of the most common causes of blindness in the western world and again this affects the center vision

Created by Dave Hansen

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

In the past, in even the best of doctor-patient relationships, it was usually the doctor who made the final decision about treatment. Now that's changing. On this week's program, we explore "participatory medicine" with patient-engagement advocate Dave deBronkhart, Jr., better known to his blog followers as e-Patient Dave. Also on the program, Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist Dr. Raymond Iezzi, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Radio: e-Patient Dave/Bionic Eye

In the past, in even the best of doctor-patient relationships, it was usually the doctor who made the final decision about treatment. Now that's changing. On this week's program, we explore "participatory medicine" with patient-engagement advocate Dave deBronkhart, Jr., better known to his blog followers as e-Patient Dave. Also on the program, Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist Dr. Raymond Iezzi, [...]

Created by Richard Dietman

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