- Published: Wednesday, 07 November 2018 16:01
Diabetic retinopathy is an eye condition that affects the retina in people who have diabetes.
The retina is the light-sensitive tissue that lines the back of the eye, and detects light that is then processed as an image by the brain. Chronically high blood sugar or large fluctuations in blood sugar can damage the blood vessels in the retina. This can result in bleeding in the retina or leakage of fluid.
Diabetic retinopathy can be divided into non-proliferative or proliferative...