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Un estudio descubre que los estadounidenses no conocen los síntomas y los riesgos de la retinopatía diabética

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...
29-Oct-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Americans in the Dark on Diabetic Retinopathy Symptoms, Risks, Survey Finds

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...
29-Oct-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Retina Specialists Launches Retina Health for Life Podcast

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...
29-Sep-2020 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Take Steps to Safeguard Your Sight as You Age

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...
8-Sep-2020 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Press Registration for the ASRS 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting Now Open

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.
8-Jun-2020 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Retina Specialists Urge Patients to Keep Critical Eye Appointments, Maintain Healthy Sight During COVID-19

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...
6-Apr-2020 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) is the largest retinal organization in the world, representing more than 3,000 members in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and 63 countries. Retina specialists are board-certified ophthalmologists who have completed fellowship training in the medical and surgical treatment of retinal diseases. The mission of the ASRS is to provide a collegial and open forum for education, to advance the understanding and treatment of vitreoretinal diseases, and to enhance the ability of its members to provide the highest quality of patient care.