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Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is an eye condition that results in blindness due to damage to the retina. It is a complication of diabetes mellitus. The two types of DR are non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR) and proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR).

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My diabetic mother’s eye worsened after laser therapy. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is suffering from diabetic retinopathy. She recently had a laser-treatment for her eyes when she had blurry vision. After laser treatment, her left eye is fine, but her right eye condition worsened. She recently had surgery about a week ago. When she went again, they suggeste...  Read Full »

Dr. Agarwal Krishna Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. From the reports (the attachments are removed to protect the patient's identity), I could see that your mother's right eye has vitreous hemorrhage. Blood has come into her vitreous space. It is most likely because of complications of diabe...  Read Full »

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