Baltimore Washington Eye Center, Maryland

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Diabetic Retinopathy

Prevalence of Sight Threatening Diabetic Retinopathy Considerable

According to an article published Family Practice News, published by International Medical News Group on September 1, 2010, the rate of Diabetic Retinopathy may be 29% in adult diabetes pointing to a high prevalence of vision-threatening Diabetic Retinopathy in the United States. "We are working very hard to help diabetic patients preserve their eye health and vision", said Arturo Betancourt, M.D., Medical Director of Baltimore Washington Eye Center"In order for us to be effective in providing advanced diagnostic testing and the necessary management of Diabetic Retinopathy, we need patients to help by maintaining good dietary control and their overall health", relayed Brad Spagnolo, M.D., Director of Refractive Services of Baltimore Washington Eye Center