Diabetic Retinopathy is the condition in which diabetes mellitus or sugar starts affecting the Retina. Yes, diabetes can affect your eyes and this can lead to permanent blindness. Diabetic retinopathy is a very common disease treated by us in Mumbai. India being the top 5 countries with diabetes has lot of patient affected by diabetic Retinopathy.
Retina related informational blog and articles from Soni Eye Care
Laser treatment of retina is a procedure by which light energy in the form of laser is used to treat swelling and bleeding of retina. In fact calling it surgery would be wrong as it doesn’t involve any cutting or suturing. Laser spots are given in the eye which produces burns in the nerve and retina. This leads to reduction in swelling and bleeding in eye. Also it increases the strength of the retina thus reducing chances of retinal detachment