• Sight / Vision: what does this mean?

    Parents often ask what the difference is between Sight and Vision: Sight:  Sight makes up a very small percentage of a person’s Visual system, approximately 8 – 10 %. The majority of Optometrists test one’s ability to see, this is referred to as your Visual Acuity which is measured as 6/6 or 20/20 acuity. South

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  • Diabetes & Vision Loss

    Diabetes & Vision Loss

    DID YOU KNOW: Most vision loss from diabetes can be prevented. Diabetic macular edema (DME) can lead to blindness if left untreated. Yet in a new study, fewer than half of patients with this condition knew diabetes could affect their sight, only 45 percent had been told by practitioners that diabetes could affect their vision.

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