New technology: Eye cells can be printed by inkjet!

Researchers in the UK have succeeded in printing adult eye cells using an inkjet printer. The loss of nerve cells in the retina causes many eye diseases that lead to blindness. While early in development, this work can lead to printing a replacement retina for those who have suffered vision loss from these diseases!

Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25405542

Importance of eye exams for diabetics!

All diabetics should have an eye exam twice a year! This article based on a study from Australia discusses the risk of blindness from diabetes:
A new report finds that 60 percent of people with Type 2 diabetes will develop eye disease within 20 years of their diagnosis and it will affect all people with Type 1 diabetes.

If you or someone in your family has diabetes and has not had an eye exam in the last 6 months, call to schedule an exam today!

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