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Diabetic eye disease: How to spot the signs early

Type 2 diabetes can lead to eye damage and even blindness if left untreated. But 1 in 4 working-age adults have the disease and don't know it. In this week's MedBlog, ophthalmologist Yu-Guang He, M.D., discusses what patients need to know about diabetic eye disease. Learn more.

Eyes and Vision

AI and virtual reality: The future of cataract surgery has arrived

Artificial intelligence and virtual reality are making cataract surgeries more precise and improving patient outcomes. In this week’s MedBlog, two eye surgeons discuss how they use these technologies to treat patients with cataracts. Learn more.

Eyes and Vision; Prevention

Corneal collagen cross-linking for keratoconus helps patients see better, longer

Keratoconus is a degenerative eye disorder that affects thousands of people across the country. In this week's blog, two eye-care experts examine the existing schools of thought on diagnosis and care, and what to expect from exciting new treatment options and research.

Aging; Eyes and Vision

Macular degeneration: Advances in stem cell and gene therapy

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) develops slowly over time, resulting in vision changes, declining vision, and potential blindness. In this week’s blog, two ophthalmology experts discuss the future of prevention and therapy based on current research. Learn more.

Eyes and Vision

Neurodegenerative conditions: When AMD, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer’s affect the eyes

Neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s can cause vision symptoms that often go unrecognized. Researchers at UT Southwestern are committed to discovering and refining preventive and therapeutic options for these patients. Learn more.

Eyes and Vision

Microinvasive glaucoma surgery offers reduced risks

MIGS typically is performed by using microscopic-sized equipment or implants, precision lasers, and tiny incisions in the eye, all of which leads to minimal tissue trauma and a more rapid visual recovery than traditional glaucoma surgery.

Eyes and Vision

Seeing the invisible: How we use advanced technology in eye exams

Many eye disorders are, ironically, invisible to doctors’ unaided eyes. Find out how the advanced technology available to retinal ophthalmologists at UT Southwestern makes it possible to diagnose these conditions.

Eyes and Vision

Nonsurgical options to reduce fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes

The skin and muscles around the eyes are delicate and oculoplastic surgeons can provide expert precision to achieve effective results for patients without major surgery and in a short amount of time.

Eyes and Vision

New glaucoma therapies improve results and reduce recovery time

Gone are the days when people perceived glaucoma surgery to be as risky as the disease itself. Today’s patients can choose minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries (MIGS) or advanced medications for safe, effective treatment and quick recovery. Learn more.

Aging; Eyes and Vision

Aging and vision loss: How to spot the two main culprits

As we age, the retinas in our eyes change, affecting how well we can see to drive, read, and do other daily activities. Discover two major age-related retinal diseases as well as their symptoms and treatments in this blog by ophthalmologist Yu-Guang He, M.D.