The ADA Step Out Walk is this Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Kapiolani Park. We are once again proud sponsors of this important event. We will also be participating in the Health Fair. Stop by our booth to meet Doctor Tafoya. Come out and join the fun. Learn more about HOW TO STOP DIABETES!
November is American Diabetes Month ®! Diabetes is such a serious problem in the US. Did you know it had its own celebration month? We at Pacific Retina Care ℠ have decided to take advantage of this month to educate our friends. A few weeks ago, Doctor Tafoya and Tammy volunteered at the American Diabetes […]
Pacific Retina Care ℠ is very excited to be participating in the American Diabetes Malama Ohana Event to celebrate AMERICAN DIABETES MONTH. Diabetes is a serious condition that can rob you of your sight and more. Exhibits, free health screenings, and giveaways await you. Come to Tamarind Park Bishop Square on November 1st between 10:30am-1:00pm […]
Have you ever noticed gnats, strands or cobwebs in your vision? You are certain that they are there. Yet when you try to reach out and grasp them you end up grasping air. When you shift your gaze to the right the gnats, strands or cobwebs also trail to the right. This effect is most […]
Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that affects more than 10 million people in the United States. It tends to run in families and predominantly in those of Caucasian decent. AMD is a slow deterioration of the retina in the center of your vision known as the macula. This deterioration can lead to […]
I started today’s blog post by wanting to research a new affordable device called the Pebble-Mini. But I think that I will go off on a more important tangent here. During my research I learned that there is not much written about this new device. I decided to go directly to the manufacturer’s website, hence […]
I found a wonderful website full of information about the retina and retinal diseases. They offer a free information kit about age-related macular degeneration. Go to our Helpful Links Tab and click on ‘American Retina Foundation’ to order your kit. This information was taken from their website: The American Retina Foundation (ARF) is committed to […]
Did you know that diabetes ranks as the leading cause of new blindness in the US? Did you know that Asians, Pacific Islanders and native Hawaiians are at a higher risk for Type 2 diabetes? Did you know that these groups account for over half of Hawaii’s population? So, see your primary care doctor on […]