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    • Karen Winegardner, COTA, LMT
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    • Cornerstone Eye Care, High Point NC
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    • Marie Miller, Patient
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  • August 27, 2019

    Milk Chocolate vs. Dark Chocolate: Which Is Better?

    We have known for more than a decade that chocolate is a good antioxidant and, therefore, healthy for the eyes. A 2003 study by scientists at Cornell University in New York and Seoul National University in Korea showed that cocoa has almost twice the antioxidant power of wine, 2-3 times that of green tea, and […]

  • August 20, 2019

    New Sustained Release Drug Enters Trials

    Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Aerie), has begun patient dosing in their first human clinical trial of a sustained release implant in patients with wet macular degeneration or diabetic macular edema. The polymer implant provides controlled release of AR-13503, an injectable drug that inhibits blood vessel growth in the retina, while potentially reducing the treatment burden associated […]

  • August 13, 2019

    What Causes Foveal Sparing?

    People who have progressed to central vision loss from any one of a number of retinal dystrophies have probably noticed a tiny spot of healthier sight in the very center of the macula (the fovea).  Over time, the fovea becomes surrounded by a growing band of blindness, first appearing as individual spots, then coalescing to […]

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