Diabetic Vision Saved With the Help of IRIS Screening

ARC patient, Demetrius K. was first diagnosed with diabetes on September 11, 2001 after experiencing pain along the side of his body. “The pain was so severe,” he says, “that even though I saw the planes hitting the World Trade Center towers on television, I couldn’t register what was happening.”

In-Office Eye Screening Leads to Improved Diabetic Eye Health

Stella N., who has been an ARC patient since 2002, was diagnosed with diabetes in the 1980's. In 2015, when she saw her regular ARC physician, Dr. Sharon Liu, Stella expected to be referred to an ophthalmologist for an eye screening but she got a surprise.