What is diabetic retinopathy?
Diabetes causes many complications in the body, particularly in the eyes. If you suffer from diabetes, it is important to talk to your doctor about diabetic eye care. Diabetic Retinopathy is the most frequent cause of new cases of blindness among adults aged 20-74 years old.
What are the effects of diabetic retinopathy?
With early diagnosis and treatment, progression of the disease and its associated vision loss can at a minimum be slowed, and in many cases vision loss from diabetic retinopathy can be prevented. Precision Vision offers advanced testing (retinal photos and OCT) to diagnose and treat diabetic changes in the eye.
Our doctors understand that diabetes can cause damage to the small blood vessels in the retina, it is called diabetic retinopathy, which can appear in stages and impact the vision of patients.
What can I expect during treatment?
Depending on the stage of diabetic retinopathy, the potential for and the amount of vision loss, it is possible to treat, stabilize and often reverse the effects of the disease. Treatment of diabetic retinopathy can entail the uses of different treatments and drugs but successful management of diabetic eye problems requires early diagnosis and treatment.
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If you would like more information about diabetic eye care or diabetic retinopathy, call (405) 733-4545 to schedule a consultation with one of our eye care specialists.