Retinopathy Screening Guidelines May Be Inadequate For Kids with Diabetes

A recent study has found that current screening guidelines may be inadequate in catching diabetic retinopathy early in children and teenagers. The early detection and treatment of retinopathy helps to protect sight. Key takeaways: – The current guidelines recommend that ophthalmic screening commences 3 to 5 years after an initial diagnosis of diabetes. – Findings…

8 Tips to Prevent Eyestrain

Eyestrain can be cause by reading, driving, sitting in front of a computer screen. Eyestrain is now a big problem in the digital age due to electronic devices. Key takeaways: – Poorly lit environments, fatigue, stress, eye problems and blue light from electronic screens are other common causes of eyestrain. – The 20-20-20 rule helps prevent eyestrain…