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Michael J. Miyashiro, M.D., Pharm.D.

Caron K. Fernandez, O.D.

Carlos A. Gonzales, M.D.

Rachel E. Kurohara, O.D.

47 Lanihuli Street. Hilo, Hawaii  96720
Phone: 808-961-4711 Fax: 808-969-3343
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Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy:  Diabetes is a disease of excess blood sugar in the circulation which can cause problems in the retina (back of the eye) which can lead to decreased or permanent loss of vision.  Treatment: good control of blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol as instructed by your primary care physician.  The American Diabetic Association advocates HgA1C less than 7%. Some of the medical and minor surgical (laser) intervention to treat diabetic retinopathy can be done at our office here in Hilo!

Diabetic Retinopathy (note blood from leaky vessels)                              Normal eye

 




 

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