CHA HOLLYWOOD PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER EYE DISEASE EXPERT DR. ROHIT VARMA
UNCOVERS NEW FINDINGS ON VISION LOSS IN CHINESE AMERICANS
CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (CHA HPMC), a hospital that is a member of CHA Health Systems, a global network providing a full spectrum of dynamic healthcare services, today announced publication of a study by Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, director of its Southern California Eye Institute, assessing risk factors for vision impairment in Chinese Americans. The largest study on Chinese Americans to date, “Factors Associated with Visual Impairment in Chinese American Adults: The Chinese American Eye Study” was published in Ophthalmic Epidemiology.
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Advanced Glaucoma Surgery Saves Larysa Simanenka’s Vision
Three years ago, Larysa Simanenka noticed she had trouble with vision. It affected her daily life and made it difficult to read, watch television, or work on the computer. “My peripheral vision was also impacted, and I couldn’t see anyone passing by my side,” she remembers.