Anti-VEGF Injection Therapy. In the early stages of GOP, there are only subtle changes and no obvious symptoms. Late-stage diabetic retinopathy symptoms include: Diabetic retinopathy is an eye disease caused by complications of diabetes. Due to the chronic nature of diabetic eye disease, this treatment may need to be repeated or combined with laser therapy to obtain maximum or lasting effect. They may also lose their ability to transport blood. When you have diabetic retinopathy, high blood pressure can make it worse. Thereafter, injections are needed less often: typically three to four during the second six months of treatment, about four during the second year of treatment, two in the third year, one in the fourth year, and none in the fifth year. Side effects of scatter photo coagulation are usually minor. OCR provides detailed images of tissues that can be penetrated by light, such as the eye. Prematurity - premature newborns may have retinopathy.
Central serous retinopathy. Preventing diabetic retinopathy Strategies for preventing diabetic retinopathy include: Effective diabetes management – including better control of blood sugar levels, blood pressure and cholesterol. Diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy are diagnosed in much the same way. As the disease progresses, blood vessels that nourish the retina may swell and distort.