Just One More Question About DME (and also DR)!
Diabetic macular edema (DME) is one of the most common causes of vision loss, but it doesn’t have to be. For our new video series, Dr. Frank Siringo answers your most common questions about DME and the related eye disease diabetic retinopathy (DR).
You know how there never seems to be quite enough time to get all of your questions answered during your doctor visits? Well, HealthCentral's "Just One More Question!" video series is here to help! We're asking the top docs in their field to answer all your Qs so you can get a real handle on your condition.
For this edition on diabetic retinopathy (DR) and diabetic macular edema (DME), we asked Frank Siringo, M.D., O.D., chief of vitreoretinal diseases and surgery at Omni Eye Specialists in Denver, to demystify these common complications of diabetes. And while these vision problems can be scary, he wants patients to know that they can be treated and even prevented. We'll let him take it from here.