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What do you recommend for diabetic retinopathy?

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Dr. Alvin Fried
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Control diabetes

The treatment of diabetic retinopathy involves both full evaluation by an eye specialist and possibly such things as laser treatment and a very serious approach toward controlling your diabetes as closely as possible.

In brief: Control diabetes

The treatment of diabetic retinopathy involves both full evaluation by an eye specialist and possibly such things as laser treatment and a very serious approach toward controlling your diabetes as closely as possible.
Dr. Alvin Fried
Dr. Alvin Fried
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See a retina special

A retina specialist is the correct person to treat the different kinds of diabetic retinopathy.
For diabetic macular edema: laser, eye injections of medicine (anti-vegf and steroids). For proliferative diabetic retinopathy: laser, eye injections of medicine. For vitreous hemorrhage: vitrectomy surgery with laser. For tractional retinal detachment: vitrectomy, with laser and membrane peeling.

In brief: See a retina special

A retina specialist is the correct person to treat the different kinds of diabetic retinopathy.
For diabetic macular edema: laser, eye injections of medicine (anti-vegf and steroids). For proliferative diabetic retinopathy: laser, eye injections of medicine. For vitreous hemorrhage: vitrectomy surgery with laser. For tractional retinal detachment: vitrectomy, with laser and membrane peeling.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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