Tag Archives: Depistage

Journée mondiale de la vue 2013

La Journée mondiale de la vue 2013 sera célébré le Jeudi 10 Octobre 2013 – Testez vos yeux! Le thème de la Journée mondiale de la vue (JMV) cette année est «La santé des yeux Universelle”, tandis que l’appel à … Continue reading

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Le retinoblastome

La semaine de sensibilisation au rétinoblastome (12 – 18 Mai 2013) Le rétinoblastome est le cancer de l’oeil le plus fréquent chez les enfants, se manifestant généralement avant l’âge de trois ans. Il peut affecter un seul œil (unilatérale) ou … Continue reading

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Sensibilisation au glaucome – connaissez vos risques…

Janvier est le mois de sensibilisation au glaucome. – Savez-vous si vous êtes atteint du glaucome ou pas? – Est-ce qu’un membre de la famille ou un ami proche est atteint du glaucome? – Savez-vous que le glaucome est la … Continue reading

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How do we ensure diabetics in Africa have their yearly eye exam?

Ensuring diabetics in Africa have their yearly eye exam should sound like a major challenge given that according to the International Diabetes Federation, at least 78% of diabetics in sub Saharan Africa don’t even know they have diabetes. Among patients … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Vision from Diabetes: The Annual Exam Every Diabetic Needs

In this American Academy of Ophthalmology video, an Eye M.D. and patients explain why people with diabetes should get an annual eye exam and how it can save your sight.

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Diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes, and remains the leading cause of avoidable blindness in working-aged people. Africans and people with African ancestry seem to be among the most affected, with diabetic retinopathy being identified in close to … Continue reading

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