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Dr. Janet Lee from Shepherd Eye Center talks to CBS 8 News Now about Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Dr. Janet Lee explains new treatments to help combat vision loss caused by glaucoma. LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. As the leading cause of blindness, experts consider it the “silent thief of sight” because the symptoms can creep up on you.   But there’s promising new treaments for the eye disease. …

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Musician joins Blind Center of Nevada’s Rock Band

Blind Center of Nevada gives local musician, Christian Anorve, the opportunity to play in their band despite his limited eyesight. LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — For Christian Anorve, music has always been a passion. He said his parents raised him to be a music fan from a young age. “Because of my dad, I know disco,” he…

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Dr. Charles Calvo from Retina Consultants of Nevada talks to CBS 8 News Now about Diabetic Eye Damage

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Dr. Charles Calvo talks about the importance of early detection through annual comprehensive dilated eye exams. LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Living with diabetes can force major changes to your lifestyle, but if left unchecked, it can also rob you of your vision.   Almost 30,000 Nevadans suffer from diabetes, and they are more likely to develop blinding…

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