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A 25-year-old male asked:

Hi doctor, my mom suffering from diabetes from last 5 years and from 2 months she is suffering from vitro retina problem due to diabetes.kindly suggest?

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Dr. Eric Rothchild
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Diabetic Retinopathy: Leakage of blood vessels in the retina due to diabetes can cause temporary and/or permanent decrease in vision. Hemmorhage, cotton wool spots and edema can initially present then proliferative changes may develop and subsequently ischemic changes can occur. Early diagnosis and appropriate treatment is warranted.

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