retinopathy

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retinopathy

[‚ret·ən′äp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Any pathologic condition involving the retina.
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Secondary objectives include assessment of DRSS improvement in the fellow eye in patients with bilateral disease, proportion of patients that develop diabetic macular edema and/or proliferative diabetic retinopathy, and improvement in renal function.
Conclusion: The detection rate of diabetic retinopathy using FFA is higher than that using direct ophthalmoscopy.
Tendency of blindness is about 25 times more in patients of diabetic retinopathy as compared to normal healthy individuals5.
Some research has also tied falls to vision loss, but it's been less clear how mild or moderate diabetic retinopathy might impact the odds of falling.
Both the 'Diabetes Complications and Control Trial (DCCT)' and 'UK Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS)' have showed that each 10% reduction in average blood glucose levels--as reflected by glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c)--lowers the risk of developing Diabetic Retinopathy by roughly 60%, and lowers by 43% the risk of pre-existing diabetic retinopathy getting worse.
3% of their diabetic population was suffering from diabetic retinopathy, a condition amenable to timely and cost effective treatment5.
He informed about the symptoms of diabetic retinopathy, like many conditions of this nature, the early stages of diabetic retinopathy can occur without symptoms and without pain.
The FDA previously granted Lucentis Breakthrough Therapy Designation for diabetic retinopathy in 2014 based on the pivotal RIDE and RISE Phase III clinical trials.
In proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR), the diffusion of the capillary bed becomes more severe and spread across the retinal-area.
This type of diabetic retinopathy eye surgery is called vitrectomy.
He added there's a two- time increase in diabetic retinopathy among urban children who are diagnosed with diabetes.
Diabetic retinopathy is caused by complications of diabetes and can lead to blindness.