Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: and diabetic retinal disease

  • The end of sight at the end of life

    Vincent de Luise  Physicians find it difficult to confront and accept end-of-life issues in their patients because their professional education and ethos inform them to do all they can do to treat disease and prolong life. This is particularly difficult for ophthalmologists, who for decades have proudly trumpeted their splendid victories over various causes of…