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What kind of condition is diabetic eye problems?

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Dr. Yu Sun
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Retinopathy edema

Diabetic eye disease (retinopathy and macular edema), the retina of the eye injury can lead to blindness.

In brief: Retinopathy edema

Diabetic eye disease (retinopathy and macular edema), the retina of the eye injury can lead to blindness.
Dr. Yu Sun
Dr. Yu Sun
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Dr. Beth Friedland
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Preventable !

All patients with diabetes should get regular dilated eye exams to prevent diabetic eye problems.
Most cases can be treated if detected early.

In brief: Preventable !

All patients with diabetes should get regular dilated eye exams to prevent diabetic eye problems.
Most cases can be treated if detected early.
Dr. Beth Friedland
Dr. Beth Friedland
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See a retina special

Diabetes damages blood vessels in the retina causing bleeding and swelling (diabetic macular edema - dme): nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy.
This is the most common kind and the kind that causes the most vision loss (from dme). When new abnormal blood vessels grow along the retina (proliferative), this can cause bleeding (vitreous hemorrhage), traction (retinal detachment), and/or glaucoma.

In brief: See a retina special

Diabetes damages blood vessels in the retina causing bleeding and swelling (diabetic macular edema - dme): nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy.
This is the most common kind and the kind that causes the most vision loss (from dme). When new abnormal blood vessels grow along the retina (proliferative), this can cause bleeding (vitreous hemorrhage), traction (retinal detachment), and/or glaucoma.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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