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Genetic testing for many diseases-including eye diseases-is becoming available to more and patients today. Houston patients concerned about their risks of AMD are asking whether they should have genetic testing for AMD. While the presence of specific genes may indicate a increased for age related macular degeneration (AMD), according to researchers commenting in Ophthalmology routine genetic testing to predict the development of age related macular degeneration (AMD) does not really predict how a person would respond to Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) Inhibitor injections such as Lucentis® or Eyelea® and thus the genetic testing is not recommended. chaussures nike air max Further, adidas superstar 2 soldes nike air max 2018 the downside of routine genetic testing at present is that it can cause unnecessary anxiety, it can leave patients with promises that are not fulfilled and it may impact insurability and employability.

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During your regular eye exam we thoroughly and carefully exam the tiny blood vessels in your Retina-especially for seniors and others who have high blood pressure, other vascular disease and diabetes. chaussure nike pour homme For patients with hypertension or high blood one of very important things we can tell from your eye health is you potential risk of stroke. nike chaussure In the past assessment of the signs of hypertensive retinopathy-the retinal vascular condition that results from high blood pressure-has been recommended for determining end organ damage such as kidney and heart problems.

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