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Updated: Nov 17, 2020

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Diabetic retinopathy is one of the most prevalent but preventable blinding diseases among adults aged 20-74 years, which notably includes the working-age population. With early detection, diabetic retinopathy can be treated with modalities that have been proven to decrease the risk of severe vision loss by > 90%.

Apart from decreasing the risk of vision loss, medical professionals are now also able to make informed decisions on overall diabetic management. This is possible when information about the retinal findings of their patient is available to them.

It is now possible to do a real-time booking for a patient for diabetic retinopathy screening at OELC. A retinal image is captured of both eyes and software powered by Artificial Intelligence does an accurate risk report.

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We are aware that Diabetes, especially Type 2 is on the rise, and optimal life long management is important. Diabetic patients are part of the most vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic and increased awareness is more important than ever before.

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During 2018 a new type of intraocular lens (IOL) was launched at the European Cornea and Refractive Surgery congress by OPHTEC. The new technology incorporates Continuous Transitional Focus technology which enables patients to read and see far after having a cataract procedure.

This lens has been used at the Olympia Eye & Laser Centre for the last 18 months and yielded satisfactory results. And we are not alone, here are other surgeons who recommend this new lens: