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What Happens In Diabetic Retinopathy?

In diabetic retinopathy, the blood vessels in the retina get blocked and start leaking fluid. In others, irregular new blood vessels Irregular new blood vessels grow which lead to vitreous hemorrhage and retinal detachments. These changes result in vision loss and finally blindness.

What Happens In Diabetic Retinopathy

How Do I Know if I Have Diabetic Retinopathy?

Symptoms

If you have Diabetic Retinopathy, you may observe:

Floaters, Spots, or Strings
Floaters, Spots, or Strings
Blurry Vision
Blurry Vision
Fluctuating Vision
Fluctuating Vision
Poor Color Vision & Contrast
Poor Color Vision & Contrast
Difficulty in seeing at Night
Difficulty in seeing at Night
Blind Spots in Field of Vision
Blind Spots in Field of Vision

Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment At Tewari Eye Centre

Diabetic retinopathy treatment with us begins with a comprehensive ophthalmic examination done by our retina specialists. The choice of treatment depends on the stage of the disease, the age of the patient, and the recommendations of the retina specialist. Based on the results of the tests our retina specialists suggest the treatment.

Treatment At Tewari Eye Centre

Frequently Asked Questions

Unpredictable blood sugar levels and long-term diabetes increase the risk of this disease. Most people may not develop diabetic retinopathy until quite late of having diabetic. Nevertheless, all diabetic patients should get there retina check-up done every yearly / as per suggested by there retina consultants.

With the availability of modern treatment options along with good systemic control and compliance, diabetic retinopathy can be manage very well and visual loss can be prevented. Early diagnosis and management plays an important role.

Yes. This is the most important sign of retinopathy for diabetics. In the early stages, the bleeding is in the form of small aneurysms. As diabetic retinopathy progresses, it leads to formation of abnormal new blood vessels which cause repetitive bleeding inside the eye.

The only way to monitor diabetic retinopathy getting it diagnosed early and managed by experts before it induces vision loss or blindness. So, if you have diabetes, then make sure you get your eyes checked for diabetic retinopathy at least once a year / as per suggested by your retina consultant.

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