Dr. Mansour published

Dr. Sam Mansour has been published in the Retinal Physician, a publication that shows coverage of the latest advances in AMD, diabetic retinopathy, macular edema, retinal vein occlusion as well as surgical intervention in posterior segment care. It reaches out to both general ophthalmologists as well as retinal specialists. It is published nine times per year. You can take a […]

ARMD Preventative Factors

Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD): Modifiable Factors that may Decrease the Risk of Progression to Advanced Forms of ARMD · Smoking Smoking can increase risk of ARMD by as much as 2.4X · Diet Increasing the consumption of foods rich in certaincarotenoids, in particular dark green, leafy vegetables, may decrease the risk of progression Increased intake of breads & cereals […]

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

Print PDF With the twin epidemics of obesity and diabetes in the U.S., it comes as no surprise that we are seeing more and more patients in our offices with diabetic eye disease. 29.1 million Americans, representing 9.3% of the U.S. population, had diabetes in 2012, according to the National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2014, the latest government report available. Diabetic […]

February is ARMD Awareness Month

Practical Advice from a Retina Specialist on Macular Degeneration Macular degeneration is a vision threatening retinal disease, typically affecting the aging population and responsible for most of the legal blindness in our country over age 65. It is certainly a concerning condition and causes much fear and anxiety to patients that are given this diagnosis. To clarify and ease some […]