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Good Vision for Life - Diabetic Eye Disease

Good Vision for Life - Diabetic Eye Disease

Posted by Dr Leisa Schmid PhD Optometrist on the 26th of July, 2016

People with diabetes can develop any or all of a group of eye conditions. These conditions include cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and diabetic macular oedema (DME). People with diabetes can have blurred vision and difficulty focusing when their blood glucose levels are high.
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Good Vision For Life - Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Good Vision For Life - Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Posted by Dr Leisa Schmid PhD Optometrist on the 19th of May, 2016

The macula is the central part of the retina containing the highest concentration of light sensitive cells (cones). These cells are involved with producing the image we need for fine detail tasks such are reading. In AMD these cells are damaged and cease to function properly.
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Good Vision For Life - Cataracts

Good Vision For Life - Cataracts

Posted by Dr Leisa Schmid PhD Optometrist on the 18th of May, 2016

Good vision is essential for leading a normal and active life. Information required for everyday living is obtained through our eyes. Your visual system is one of the most complex systems in your body but often people donít even give this amazing ability a second thought.
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