Diabetes, especially involving all vessels in the body and is a disease that makes significant damage. In patients with diabetes mellitus, which is the nerve layer that allows the eye to see capillaries in the retina is affected by the resulting table.
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, diabetic patients should keep in mind important information, under the guidance of an ophthalmologist experienced in retinal disease, early diagnosis and treatment will be carried out with modern equipment, an effective method of protection against severe reduction in vision is that.
Therefore, patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes in the early stages of retinal examination is vital to consult their doctor.