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Released: 29-Oct-2020 8:05 AM EDT
Un estudio descubre que los estadounidenses no conocen los síntomas y los riesgos de la retinopatía diabética
American Society of Retina Specialists

La retinopatía diabética es la causa más común de ceguera en los adultos de edad laboral; sin embargo, la mayoría de los estadounidenses de más de 40 años no conocen sus síntomas ni los factores de riesgo para esta afección común que amenaza la vista, según una encuesta encomendada por la Sociedad Estadounidense de Especialistas en Retina (American Society of Retina Specialists, ASRS).

Released: 29-Oct-2020 8:00 AM EDT
Americans in the Dark on Diabetic Retinopathy Symptoms, Risks, Survey Finds
American Society of Retina Specialists

Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness among working-age adults, yet most Americans over 40 don’t know its symptoms or the risk factors for this common sight-threatening condition, according to a survey commissioned by the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS).

Released: 29-Sep-2020 1:05 PM EDT
American Society of Retina Specialists Launches Retina Health for Life Podcast
American Society of Retina Specialists

The American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) today announced the launch of a new audio and video podcast series providing consumers with critical information about the signs, symptoms and risk factors of retina disease and the importance of seeing a retina specialist for specialized care.

Released: 8-Sep-2020 10:10 AM EDT
Take Steps to Safeguard Your Sight as You Age
American Society of Retina Specialists

During September’s Healthy Aging Month, America’s retina specialists urge the public to learn the signs and symptoms of retinal conditions that are more common with age, adopt healthy habits that protect sight, and seek care immediately if they experience sudden changes in vision rather than delaying care during the COVID-19 pandemic, which could lead to vision loss.

Released: 8-Jun-2020 11:00 AM EDT
Press Registration for the ASRS 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting Now Open
American Society of Retina Specialists

The American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) invites members of the press to cover the latest advances in retina science and practice during its virtual 38th Annual Scientific Meeting July 24-26.

Released: 6-Apr-2020 11:20 AM EDT
Retina Specialists Urge Patients to Keep Critical Eye Appointments, Maintain Healthy Sight During COVID-19
American Society of Retina Specialists

Americans in many states across the country have been ordered to stay at home or shelter in place, mitigation efforts sorely needed to help stop the spread of COVID-19. But orders that encourage social distancing do not prohibit patients from essential medical visits, such as seeing a retina specialist for treatments that can preserve vision. People with retinal conditions and those experiencing new signs of a retinal disease, such as loss of vision or flashers or floaters, should contact their retina specialist to determine the best course of action.


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