Nov 14, 2022
Today's episode of Retina in Focus is hosted by Juan M. Romero, MD and Jessica G. Lee, MD.
Dr. Romero received his Physician and Surgeon degree at the Pontifical Xavierian University in Bogotá, Colombia in 1995, where he graduated in the top 5-percent of his class. He then served one year helping prevent blindness as a doctor in community service in the Ocular Health Department at the Santander Ophthalmological Foundation in Bucaramanga, Colombia.
Dr. Lee is a board-certified ophthalmologist and specializes in the medical and surgical management of vitreoretinal diseases. Her areas of expertise include pediatric retinal conditions, macular degeneration, retinal vascular disease, myopia, diabetic retinopathy, ocular trauma, complex retinal detachments, secondary intraocular lenses, macular holes, and macular pucker.
In this podcast, the hosts discuss Diabetic Retinopathy, including symptoms, the various treatments and what the patient may expect from surgery, and ways to adjust your lifestyle to reduce the chances of suffering the more severe forms of the disease.
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