Diabetes, especially involving all vessels in the body and is a disease that makes significant damage. In this disease, the nerve layer that allows the eye to see the capillaries in the retina is affected.
In the smallest capillaries, red blood cells and the changes in clotting cells and deprived of oxygen, as a result can not feed the retina. Deterioration occurs in the vicinity of blood vessels, is an increase in vascular permeability.
Ie outside the veins in the retina can cause bleeding and serum leakage. Abnormally low oxygen levels can lead to the formation of new vessels. Formed retinal vessels that are not strong enough, and they carry their own blood vessels begin to leak through the walls up easily.
Symptoms of Diabetic Retinopathy
Diabetic retinopathy in our country and around the world is one of the most important treatable cause of blindness. Prolonged and regular untreated diabetic disease of young patients with insulin-dependent diabetes, pregnancy, hypertension, diabetes-related kidney damage and diabetic retinopathy are the most important risk factors.
However, there are some important issues that diabetics should know. An ophthalmologist experienced in retinal disease should be found. At the same time, treatment with modern equipment is required.
For this reason, if diabetes is diagnosed during retinal examination, it is important to consult their doctor immediately.