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Ophthalmologist talks Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration and Diabetes

Vision loss due to glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetes are topics in the news this week. Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist Raymond Iezzi, Jr., M.D., tells us these can be very serious diseases that can lead to impaired vision, blindness and blind spots. Click here for more medical information on eye care. Journalists: Sound bites with Dr. Iezzi [...]

Created by Deborah Balzer

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

Improving Intimacy/Eye Health: Mayo Clinic Radio

Do you and your partner have less time for intimacy than you’d like? Mayo Clinic psychologist and certified sex therapist Dr. Jordan Rullo has tips you can use on the next Mayo Clinic Radio. Also on the program, glaucoma and macular degeneration are leading causes of blindness. We’ll talk with Mayo [...]

Created by Joel Streed

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