Welcome to Everett & Hurite Ophthalmic Association!

From it's inception, Everett & Hurite Ophthalmic Association's goal has remained steadfast: to provide the highest quality, comprehensive eye care by the most qualified physicians and staff in a compassionate and caring manner. We remain an independent, 13 physician multi-speciality private ophthalmic group with 9 locations in the Southwestern Pennsylvania region. Our ophthalmic and optometric services include Retina, Glaucoma, Cataracts, Pediatrics, Oculoplastics, Cornea,and Refractions. Quality of care is always our first consideration, regardless of the patient's financial situation and/or their insurances. Whether you have Highmark or UPMC insurance, we are happy to be your eye care team.

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Diabetic Eye Disease: A Dangerous Complication
Posted on 05/19/2015 21:25

Diabetes is a serious concern for doctors here in the United States. According to the American Diabetes Association’s 2014 report, 29.1 million Americans had diabetes in 2012. That’s 9.3% of the population. Unfortunately, diabetes is not just a long-term condition that affects a patient's blood sugar levels. Over time, diabetes can also affect other areas of a diabetic patient's health - including their eyes and vision. Because of this, it’s important for diabetic patients to understand how their condition could affect their visual health - and to work with both their primary care and their eye doctors to keep their eyes as healthy as possible.

 

How Diabetes Can Affect Vision

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