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Meet Dr. Schnorbus

Dr. SchnorbusDr. Joseph Schnorbus, O.D.

Dr. Schnorbus graduated Cum Laude from the University of Alabama Optometry. Undergrad course work was previously completed at University of Cincinnati. He taught for several years in both the Cincinnati & Potsdam, NY areas prior to attending Alabama.

Dr. Schnorbus is also a life-long learner whose interests include: hiking, paddling, cooking and music. He and his wife Arlene enjoy all the state of Alabama has to offer.

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Diabetic Retinopathy Basics

Diabetic retinopathy is an eye condition that affects the retina in people who have diabetes.

The retina is the light-sensitive tissue that lines the back of the eye, and detects light that is then processed as an image by the brain. Chronically high blood sugar or large fluctuations in blood sugar can damage the blood vessels in the retina. This can result in bleeding in the retina or leakage of fluid.

Diabetic retinopathy can be divided into non-proliferative or proliferative...

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