retinopathy

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retinopathy

[‚ret·ən′äp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Any pathologic condition involving the retina.
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Diabetic maculopathy occurs when there is involvement of the fovea by oedema, hard exudates or ischaemia (figure 5).
The first phase clinical outcomes have confirmed Ellex 2RT's ability to treat diabetic maculopathy without damaging the neuro-retina," commented Professor John Marshall, principal investigator of the Ellex 2RT research program.
Patients with diabetic maculopathy usually describe an insidious onset of painless blurring of central vision.
1) Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the most common complication of diabetes, and diabetic maculopathy (DM) is the leading cause of blindness among working-age populations in the Western world.
Suspecting diabetic maculopathy, the patient was referred urgently via his GP to the HES (to be seen within one week) owing to the proximity of the exudates to the fovea (within 1DD) and the associated risk of macular oedema.