New cases of blindness in 2019
among persons with diabetes (CDC)
Saving Sight, and Preventing Vision Loss in Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
“A patient can see well on an eye chart or in the real world yet still have sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy.”
— A. PAUL CHOUS, MA, OD, FAAO, CDE
Steering Committee Member
Let’s find these patients. Join us.
18TH U.S. SURGEON GENERAL
REGINA BENJAMIN, M.D.,
URGES YOUR PARTICIPATION:
“If you are a clinician who manages patients with diabetes, you may very well be the one person who can save them from a future of decreased vision or possible blindness. This initiative is for you.”
Click your Education Pathway to learn more about screening, treatment, and referral.
STEERING COMMITTEE & FACULTY
IN EYE HEALTH
COMPELLED BY A
From academia and research to
clinical and government, we are
joined together to change the
outcomes in eye health.
Emily Chew, MD (NEI)
Janine Austin Clayton, MD (NIH/ORWH)
A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO, CDE
Anne Peters, MD
Charles Wykoff, MD
Diana V. Do, MD
Sharon D. Solomon, MD
Anne Peters, MD
Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO
Diana L. Shechtman, OD, FAAO
Jay M. Haynie, OD, FAAO
Rishi P. Singh, MD
David M. Brown, MD
Thomas Gardner, MD
Peter K. Kaiser, MD
ABOUT THIS INITIATIVE
“Saving Sight, and Preventing Vision Loss in Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema”
This groundbreaking educational initiative is developed in
with the National Eye Institute of the NIH along with 14 nationally renowned
health and diabetes management.
Our goal is to empower action by screening, referring, and treating all patients with diabetes who are at risk for vision loss.