This is because damage too much of the retina can occur before your vision is affected. For abnormal blood vessel growth neovascularization, the laser treatments are delivered over the peripheral retina. The formation of new blood vessels is treated with laser surgery. The better you control blood sugar levels, the lower your risk. You can also learn ways to manage your diabetic retinopathy. Retinopathy of prematurity — There are no outward physical signs. In adults, diabetes nearly doubles the risk of glaucoma. favour poultry, fish, and lean red meats.
A new class of drugs has recently become available to treat macular oenema and they are often used in conjunction with the laser therapy. Researchers are studying new treatments for diabetic retinopathy, including medications that may help prevent abnormal blood vessels from forming in the eye. Moderate non proliferative retinopathy. Macula edema is noted when areas of your retina are shown to contain spaces filled with fluid. Retinal Vein Occlusion generally occurs in the elderly. This can lead to improvements in the retina.