Bleeding that clouds vision can be treated by removing all or part of the vitreous. The capillaries small blood vessels in the retina become blocked, they may bulge slightly micro aneurysm and may leak blood haemorrhages or fluid exudate. But, because bleeding often occurs more than once, it is important to have an eye exam each year, and immediately if you experience any of these symptoms. Earlier the operation occurs, the more likely it is to be successful. In recent years targeting the pathway controlling vessel growth or angiogenesis has been promising. Retinopathy refers to damage to the blood vessels of the retina. Retinopathy - diabetic; Photocoagulation - retina; Diabetic retinopathy American Academy of Ophthalmology Retina/Vitreous Panel. The covering in front is clear and curved. Symptoms of Diabetic Retinopathy is usually silent.
Scatter laser surgery works best before new, fragile blood vessels have started to bleed. Many people with diabetes have mild NPDR, which usually does not affect their vision. Laser surgery also is used to secure the retina to the back of the eye. Controlling diabetes—by taking medications as prescribed, staying physically active, and maintaining a healthy diet—can prevent or delay vision loss.