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MedPage Today interviews Roy Chuck, M.D., Ph.D., about a study demonstrating a large increase in vision loss in the past decade, likely from diabetes. Dr. Chuck points out that vision loss in the young – those aged 22-39 – saw a significant increase, which is an indicator that damage to their eyes began when they were still children. Dr. Chuck is chair of ophthalmology & vision services at Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center.

(Thursday, December 13, 2012)

 

ABCNews.com interviews Roy Chuck, M.D., Ph.D., about how symptoms for many diseases, including diabetes, certain cancers, and sickle cell anemia, are often visible during an eye exam. Dr. Chuck is professor and chair of ophthalmology and visual sciences at Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center.

(Wednesday, April 11, 2012)

 

ABCNews.com interviews Roy Chuck, M.D., Ph.D., about the causes of and treatments for dry eyes and computer vision syndrome, a combination of dry eyes, neck pain and malaise caused by computer overuse. Dr. Chuck is professor and chair of ophthalmology and visual sciences at Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center. (Wednesday, December 14, 2011)

 

ABC's Good Morning America interviews Roy Chuck, M.D., Ph.D., and Assumpta Madu, M.D., about the risks associated with circle contact lenses made popular by singer Lady Gaga. They warn that the lenses are not FDA approved and therefore carry risks for eye injury and vision loss. Dr. Chuck is chair of ophthalmology and visual sciences at Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Madu is assistant professor of and director of the residency program for ophthalmology and visual sciences at Einstein and Montefiore. (Wednesday, July 14, 2010)

 

ABC's Good Morning America interviews Roy Chuck, M.D., Ph.D., on the increased rate of myopia, or nearsightedness, in the United States. The National Eye Institute reports an increase in rate from 25 percent in the 1970s to 41 percent in recent years. While the study offered no direct cause for the increase, Dr. Chuck explains that "near-work," including reading, video games, and time spent in front of the computer, can affect the development of young eyes. Dr. Chuck is chair of ophthalmology & visual sciences at Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center. (Tuesday, December 22, 2009)

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