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Department of Ophthalmology News and Stories

Diabetic retinopathy

Patient Care    Awareness    Diabetic retinopathy

Ocular Health: A Window Into the Heart

What’s good for the heart is generally good for ocular health.

Author Kara Mason | Publish Date February 06, 2024
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Research    Diabetes    Diabetic retinopathy

Early Screenings Are Vital in Management of Diabetic Retinopathy

New research from the University of Colorado Department of Ophthalmology elevates the importance for diabetic retinopathy screenings targeting populations at risk of delayed presentation of diabetes-related eye disease.

Author Kara Mason | Publish Date October 15, 2023
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Awareness    Glaucoma    Diabetic retinopathy    Equity Diversity and Inclusion

Improved Prevention and Screening is Vital for Diseases that Disproportionately Affect Black Americans

Although Black Americans are the second-largest minority population in the United States, they remain underrepresented in vision health research. They also carry the highest burden of eye disease ranging from general visual impairment to glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and blindness.

Author Rachel Wittel | Publish Date February 06, 2023
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Research    Cornea    Retina    Diabetic retinopathy

Seeing the Opportunities of AI in Ophthalmology

The state of modern AI is really exciting for health care. With increasing computing capabilities and access to vast datasets, new algorithms are being developed every day. In that sense, the technology has arrived, but there are many remaining challenges in implementing AI in clinical settings.

Author Toni Lapp | Publish Date November 01, 2022
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Pueblo Chieftan

Where to see the 2024 solar eclipse in Pueblo and how you can do so safely

news outletPueblo Chieftan
Publish DateMarch 31, 2024

Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center specialists Niranjan Manoharan, MD, and Marc Mathias, MD, offer tips for safely viewing the eclipse and explain how retina tissue can be damaged — and will not regenerate, leading to permanent vision loss — if a person looks directly at the sun for too long.

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Optometry Advisor

Navigating the Dry Eye Dilemma in Glaucoma Requires Skilled Eye Drop Management

news outletOptometry Advisor
Publish DateMarch 28, 2024
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HCP Live

Personalizing Dry Eye Disease Management

news outletHCP Live
Publish DateMarch 28, 2024

Cecilia Koetting, OD, an instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology, discusses the management of dry eye using conventional and new pharmacological treatments, as well as strategies for tailoring treatment approaches to individual patient characteristics.

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Sterling Journal-Advocate

Sterling Lions Club receives award from Rocky Mountain Eye Institute Foundation

news outletSterling Journal-Advocate
Publish DateMarch 12, 2024

On March 5, the Sterling Lions Club received an award of appreciation from the Rocky Mountain Eye Institute Foundation for its generous gift of $5,000 over the past five years. The institute operates under the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. 

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