Diabetic Retinopathy


Diabetic eye problems comprises a group of eye conditions that affect people with diabetes. These conditions include diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema (DME), cataract, and glaucoma. Diabetic eye disease have the potential to cause severe vision loss and blindness.

Diabetic retinopathy involves changes to retinal blood vessels that can cause them to bleed or leak fluid, distorting vision.

Diabetic retinopathy is the most common cause of vision loss among people with diabetes and a leading cause of blindness among working-age adults. DME is a consequence of diabetic retinopathy that causes swelling in the area of the retina called the macula. Controlling diabetes by taking medications as prescribed, staying physically active, and maintaining a healthy diet can prevent or delay vision loss. Because diabetic retinopathy often goes unnoticed until vision loss occur, dilated eye exam at least once a year.

WDC offers diabetic retinopathy by various diagnostic techniques, slit lamp examination, endoscopy, retina-scan, OCT, Green Laser, Anti VeGF Injection.