Lucentis and Eylea are approved by the U.S. Both conditions cause characteristic changes to the appearance of the retina and may contribute to DBE. In untreated diabetic retinopathy, scar tissue that forms on the back of the retina as a result of a contraction of the new blood vessels can cause the retina to pull away from the back of the eye. Proper management of diabetes involves taking the prescribed treatments, such as insulin or other diabetes medications, as well as following a healthy diet and exercise program. Central serous retinopathy. Trauma, especially to the head, and several diseases may cause Purtscher's retinopathy Hyperviscosity-related retinopathy as seen in disorders which cause paraproteinemia Many types of retinopathy are proliferative, most often resulting from neovascularization or blood vessel overgrowth. For example, researchers are harnessing a technology called adaptive optics A to improve imaging techniques such as OCR. Some 10% of the cases of a retinal artery occlusion occur because of giant cell arthritis a chronic vascular disease. Symptoms of Diabetic Retinopathy is usually silent.
Your vision is hazy or blurry and you cannot focus. Blood sugar and blood pressure must be controlled to keep diabetic retinopathy from getting worse. The central retinal vein, or the retinal veins branching off of it, can become compressed, thus stopping the drainage of blood from the retina. When this swelling occurs in the central part of the retina, also known as the macula, your vision will be reduced or blurred. DBE patients who use corticosteroids should be monitored for increased pressure in the eye and glaucoma. Macular enema and proliferative diabetic retinopathy can be assessed through a dilated eye exam.