Eye - Window to Health - Part 3 - Video Available

All credit and glory to Dr. Trempe...

Drs Trempe and Lewis 2016

In this webinar we discussed the 3 major eye pathologies and their relationship with chronic disease.


  • Cataracts

  • Macular Degeneration

  • Glaucoma

Here you will see what Dr. Carter and I are looking for in an eye test to determine where you lie on the "pathology" (disease) continuum.


What you will learn:


Cataracts

  • There are more than one type of cataract - one that predicts cardiovascular disease risk and one that predicts neurodegenerative disease risk.

  • People with cataracts, regardless of the type, have higher early mortality rates compared to people without any cataracts.

  • 16 Global studies show the connection between cataracts and early mortality,

Macular Degeneration

  • Macular degeneration, like cataracts, predict chronic diseases and early mortality.

  • There are 2 main forms "dry" and "wet" age-related macular degeneration.

  • In reality, "dry" AMD is the formation of vascular plaques, and

  • the "wet" form is actually a vulnerable vascular plaque (the deadly type).

  • The "injection" treatment used by the standard of care for macular degeneration increases early death rates and adverse events like hospitalizations. And, the treatment contributes very little to visual improvement.

Glaucoma

  • Glaucoma is Alzheimer's disease of the eye.

  • Alzheimer's is glaucoma of the brain.

  • Glaucoma precedes Alzheimer's by at least 10 years - when properly evaluated.

  • Not everyone with Alzheimer's had glaucoma first.

  • Most people with glaucoma will progress to Alzheimer's given enough time.

  • Glaucoma is also an indication of early mortality.

  • OCT, used to measure glaucoma, is superior in resolution, accuracy, and precision compared to MRI.


Here is the link to the video:


https://youtu.be/CNvaff2-2Xk


Look below to find the times and links to our weekly webinars....


What is the Chronic Disease Support program?

1. It is a weekly live, interactive, 1h, webinar on Zoom covering important health-related topics.

2. The schedule is Tuesday at 8 pm EST. The topic is the same at both times/dates. We offer 2 times per week to accommodate schedules.


Tuesday Zoom link (8pm EST):

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