Diabetic Retinopathy

/Diabetic Retinopathy

Can I prevent diabetic retinopathy?

The overall principles of management of any diabetic disease whether it’s eye disease, kidney disease, heart disease is good long-term control. I wouldn't worry if you are diagnosed with mild diabetic retinopathy, it is not a death sentence for your eye.

By | October 20th, 2016|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|0 Comments

How is diabetic retinopathy treatment performed?

The most widely available form of treatment is a retinal laser. This can be used to treat proliferative diabetic retinopathy, in other words, get rid of the abnormal blood vessels. That form of laser is essentially destructive on purpose.

By | October 13th, 2016|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|0 Comments

Can diabetic retinopathy result in blindness?

Causes diabetic retinopathy blindness? The answer is yes, untreated diabetic retinopathy can cause blindness. There are different ways in which this can occur.

By | October 11th, 2016|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|0 Comments

What are diabetic retinopathy symptoms?

In the early stages there are no symptoms, sometimes even at the most advanced ages there are no symptoms. When symptoms do become apparent it is usually to some degree difficulty in reading.

By | October 6th, 2016|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|0 Comments

What is diabetic retinopathy?

Diabetes affects the large and small blood vessels in the body, and it also directly affects the nerves. In the early stages of diabetic retinopathy, there may be very small dot haemorrhages on the retina surface or focal swellings called microaneurysms.

By | October 4th, 2016|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|0 Comments