Sight and Sound http://wvtf.org en CavCam Diagnoses Eye Damage http://wvtf.org/post/cavcam-diagnoses-eye-damage <p>Diabetes is a dangerous disease that can lead to blindness, but some people don’t know they have it, and others refuse to make changes needed to prevent complications.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p>Now, an eye doctor at the University of Virginia has come up with a relatively cheap and easy way to diagnose eye damage and to motivate patients.</p><p>For more than a decade, Dr. Paul Yates has been searching for a camera that could help him examine the backs of patients’ eyes.&nbsp; The quest began during his years as a resident at Harvard.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Sandy Hausman 8700 at http://wvtf.org CavCam Diagnoses Eye Damage International Conference on Rare Vision Disorder http://wvtf.org/post/international-conference-rare-vision-disorder <p>An international conference is underway at the University of Virginia.&nbsp; It will draw fewer than 200 people to talk about a very rare disease, but what happens there could prove important to millions of patients.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 14:49:25 +0000 Sandy Hausman 8340 at http://wvtf.org International Conference on Rare Vision Disorder