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Thursday, 12 November 2020
November is Diabetes Awareness Month!
Roughly one in three people with diabetes who are older than 40, experience symptoms related to Diabetic Retinopathy. Diabetic Retinopathy is the most common cause of vision loss in people with diabetes. It's important to understand the risks associated as well ...Read More...
Posted on 11/12/2020 2:27 PM by Kayla Bostain
Friday, 30 October 2020
Halloween may look different this year but we want to encourage everyone to practice these health and safety tips to protect yourself and others, as well as maintaing healthy vision! Happy Halloween from all of us at Tennessee Retina!
Posted on 10/30/2020 7:50 AM by Kayla Patt
Friday, 21 August 2020
Learning more about Pediatric Retina for Children's Eye Health and Safety Month.
Keeping your children’s eyes safe is a huge part in maintaining healthy vision. Knowing what pediatric retinal diseases are and how to detect early signs are important factors in preventing vision loss. The most common ...Read More...
Posted on 08/21/2020 2:59 PM by Kayla Patt
Wednesday, 29 July 2020
What does 20/20 actually mean?
20/20 vision is not perfect vision. However, it does mean that an individual has eyesight which is
more or less statistically average or "normal." A person can also have 20/15 vision, which is sharper than
average. The goal of glasses, contacts, or corrective surgery ...Read More...
Posted on 07/29/2020 12:11 PM by Kayla Patt
Saturday, 20 June 2020
Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week
The last week of June is dedicated to Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week, and the mission is to build deeper connections with people in the deaf-blind community. Connections begin by learning more about the conditions that cause Deaf-Blindness, such as Usher ...Read More...
Posted on 06/20/2020 7:51 AM by Kayla Patt
Tuesday, 5 May 2020
Vision Health for All Ages
Taking care of your eyes should be a priority just like eating healthy and physical activity. Healthy vision can help keep you safe each day. To keep your eyes healthy, get a comprehensive dilated eye exam to check for common vision problems and eye diseases. It’s the ...Read More...
Posted on 05/05/2020 10:18 AM by Kayla Patt
Tuesday, 7 April 2020
Life is busy and sometimes that means putting your yearly eye exam on the back burner, especially in these difficult times. This is especially true for many women who multitask and take care of those around them. Health deficiencies and the effect of stress on hormones can lead to chronic health problems. ...Read More...
Posted on 04/07/2020 10:13 AM by Kayla Patt
Thursday, 19 December 2019
Tennessee Retina is gearing up for 2020 by ensuring that everyone has access to the tools and information necessary to make eye health a "focus" throughout the year.
Healthy eyes are important, but are often overlooked as a part of overall health. Despite the preventable nature of some visual impairments, ...Read More...
Posted on 12/19/2019 7:23 AM by Kayla Patt
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
You may know that November is Diabetes Awareness Month, but did you know that November is also Diabetic Eye Disease Month?
People with diabetes can also develop an eye disease called diabetic retinopathy. This is a complication of diabetes that is caused by damage to the blood vessels of the retina. ...Read More...
Posted on 11/27/2019 7:09 AM by Kayla Patt
Monday, 21 October 2019
The American Academy of Ophthalmologists sponsors Eye Injury Prevention Month every October to reinforce the importance of preventing accidents and injury.
Believe it or not, the average home is full of potential dangers that easily go unnoticed. Accidents involving household products cause 125,000 ...Read More...
Posted on 10/21/2019 12:32 PM by Kayla Patt
Wednesday, 25 September 2019
September is the beginning of fall, football, and healthy aging! That's right, September is Healthy Aging Month, and that means it's time to focus on all of the positive aspects of growing older and taking care of yourself-physically, socially and mentally. It's never too late to get started on taking ...Read More...
Posted on 09/25/2019 12:41 PM by Kayla Patt
Monday, 19 August 2019
Learning about Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Children with ROP are at a higher risk for developing certain eye problems later in life, according to the National Eye Institute. Retinopathy of Prematurity is a potentially blinding disorder that typically develops in both eyes, and primarily affects ...Read More...
Posted on 08/19/2019 9:53 AM by Kayla Patt
Monday, 22 July 2019
Tennessee Retina strongly promotes eye safety and believes that ocular eye injuries should be taken seriously year-round, and that means protecting your sight whether you're at work, playing sports, or at home doing yard work. With close to 2.5 million eye injuries occurring each year, it's time to ...Read More...
Posted on 07/22/2019 10:50 AM by Kayla Patt
Monday, 10 June 2019
June is Cataract Awareness month. Although we at Tennessee Retina do not specialize in cataracts, your retina condition may be a factor in your decision or need for cataract surgery. In Current Opinion in Ophthalmology, they describe the recent evidence regarding cataract surgery in patients with coexisting ...Read More...
Posted on 06/10/2019 1:11 AM by Kayla Patt
Monday, 25 June 2018
Healthline recently published an article on Coats' Disease, a rare, pediatric eye condition. Tennessee Retina pediatric retina specialist, Franco Recchia, MD, shares his expertise.
Read the article from Healthline® here.
Posted on 06/25/2018 12:55 PM by Tennessee Retina
Friday, 24 April 2015
A recent article in Ophthalmology, the most widely-cited eye care scientific journal, reinforces the hypothesis that the genetics of individuals with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have a major impact on the response to nutritional supplements. Written by Dr. Carl Awh and colleagues, the published ...Read More...
Posted on 04/24/2015 11:29 AM by Administrator