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November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

The disease can lead to a group of eye problems people with Diabetes may face as a complication to the disease, including Diabetic Retinopathy, Cataracts, and Glaucoma. Because Diabetic eye disease often has no early symptoms it is important to have a comprehensive dilated eye examination at least once a year. You can also takeRead More


Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month. Did you know that Macular Degeneration is the number one cause of vision loss and there is no cure, so it’s important to treat it as soon as possible. How it works: Macular degeneration occurs when the central portion of the retina (macula) deteriorates. Because the macula is responsibleRead More


Tiny Telescopes Restore Sight to Patients with Macular Degneration

Tiny Telescopes Restore Sight to Patients with Macular Degneration

The miniature implantable telescope (IMT) is a new technology designed to help those with vision loss from macular degeneration. The IMT helps magnify targets in central vision, approximately 2.5 times onto healthy retina so central vision is improved. The following article highlights the experience two patients who have received the IMT from Dr. Khachikian. http://rapidcityjournal.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/tiny-telescopes-restore-sight-to-macular-degeneration-patients/article_2b90bc98-1cdf-596c-a888-92971e9cdd6d.htmlRead More


Implantable Telescope Helps Those with Macular Degeneration

Implantable Telescope Helps Those with Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in people over 65. Those with end stage AMD, have lost the ability to see and do many of the activities they love, such as reading, cooking, watching TV, and even recognizing faces and facial expressions of those literally in front of them. The AMDRead More


SCHEDULE A CATARACT EVALUATION CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION Dr. Prema Abraham Named to Prestigious 2013 Best Doctors in America® List

SCHEDULE  A CATARACT EVALUATION CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION Dr. Prema Abraham Named to Prestigious 2013 Best Doctors in America® List

Congratulations to Dr. Prema Abraham for being named to the Best Doctors in America® list. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review. Best Doctors has earned a sterling, worldwide reputation for reliable, impartial results by remaining totally independent. Doctors cannot pay to be included in theRead More


Diabetic Retinopathy Symptoms

Diabetic Retinopathy Symptoms

At our Rapid City laser eye surgery practice, we perform comprehensive dilated eye exams once a year to ensure the health of the eyes for our patients with diabetes from Williston, ND. Diabetic retinopathy is among the most common diabetic eye diseases and is a leading cause of blindness in adults in America today. ItRead More


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