Mark Fromer

Metformin May Help Prevent Eye Disease in People With Type 2 Diabetes

October 31, 2018Metformin, which helps stabilize blood sugar levels, helped people with diabetes lower their chances of developing age-related macular degeneration. Metformin has established itself as the medication of choice when it comes to the first-line treatment of type 2 diabetes. In addition to lowering blood sugar, the medication may extend lives, lower heart risks, …

Metformin May Help Prevent Eye Disease in People With Type 2 Diabetes Read More »

Regained Eyesight After 20 Years

Brooklyn Man Regains Eyesight After Being Blind For Nearly 20 Years December 3, 2016 Kevin Coughlin who was blind for nearly 20 years regained his eyesight, without the help of doctors or medicine. For years, he needed his guide dog to help him around. But now, Coughlin is, as he puts it, “un-blinded.” The thick …

Regained Eyesight After 20 Years Read More »

Telescope Contacts

Telescope Contacts Click to watch the interview Published on Mar 17, 2015Dr. Max Gomez CBS2 News Interview with Dr. Mark FromerAn experimental contact lens with built-in telescope could help people with blinding disease Scientists are developing smart contact lenses embedded with miniscule mirrors that can magnify vision by almost three times. The 1.55mm-thick lenses incorporate …

Telescope Contacts Read More »

Schedule a Consultation

  • * All indicated fields must be completed.
    Please include non-medical questions and correspondence only.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Scroll to Top