Cataract is the leading cause of curable blindness in India. Now we will see few frequently asked questions about cataract and its treatments.
A layer at the backhe brain, where a visual image is formed.
Diabetes is now a very common disease in our community. It affects retina leading to diabetic retinopathy which should be treated promptly to prevent irreversible blindness.
What is diabetic retinopathy?
It is the damage of the retina which occurs in long standing diabetic patients. Blood vessels of retina become fragile and leaky → bleeding occurs from small blood vessels with deposition of exudates → bleeding may occur in the cavity of eye → retinal detachment may also occur.
Risk factors for Diabetic Retinopathy :