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Why do we use lasers in diabetic maculopathy? Part 2 of 2 [Slideshow]

By |2016-10-28T15:36:35+01:00October 13th, 2016|Diabetic Retinopathy, Slideshow|

Slideshow: Why do we use lasers in diabetic maculopathy? Part 2 of 2 We created this audible slideshow to present the content from this post: Why do we use lasers in diabetic maculopathy in a different way. We hope you enjoy it and share it with your friends and family.

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Slideshow: Why do we use laser for diabetic retinopathy? Part 1 of 2

By |2016-10-28T15:36:36+01:00September 8th, 2016|Diabetic Retinopathy, Slideshow|

Slideshow: Why do we use laser for diabetic retinopathy? Part 1 of 2 We created this audible slideshow to present the content from this post: Why do we use laser for diabetic retinopathy in a different way. We hope you enjoy it and share it with your friends and family.

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Can diabetes make you go blind? [Slideshow]

By |2016-11-28T09:55:45+00:00September 6th, 2016|Diabetic Retinopathy, Slideshow|

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Diabetic Retinopathy – did you know? [Infographic]

By |2016-11-28T09:50:51+00:00June 3rd, 2016|Diabetic Retinopathy, Infographic|

Diabetic Retinopathy - did you know...? Diabetic retinopathy is the most common form of diabetic eye disease. Diabetic retinopathy affects blood vessels in the light-sensitive tissue called the retina that lines the back of the eye. The infographic below shows 6 things you didn't know about diabetic retinopathy: Simply click on the picture to enlarge it. [...]

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What are the side effects of laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy?

By |2017-04-03T14:04:46+01:00January 27th, 2016|Diabetic Retinopathy|

What are the side effects of laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy? A patient visited my clinic last week and told me about her recent trip to Norway to see the Northern Lights. She had spent about £2500 for her trip and eagerly awaited the spectacle that evening. After a two hour wait, everyone around started to [...]

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Can diabetes make you go blind?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:48+01:00December 8th, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy|

Can diabetes make you go blind? The simple answer to this is yes, definitely. The good news is this is rare nowadays and I will discuss why this is. We should discuss how diabetes affects your eyes and in particular how it affects your retina. Diabetes mellitus is a condition that leads to a rise in [...]

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Why do we use lasers in diabetic maculopathy? Part 2 of 2

By |2016-10-28T15:36:48+01:00November 9th, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy|

Very good research studies have shown that laser treatment for diabetic maculopathy prevents visual loss compared to patients who do not receive treatment. It is not very good at improving vision however.

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Why do we use laser for diabetic retinopathy? Part 1 of 2

By |2016-10-28T15:36:48+01:00November 4th, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy|

Laser treatment has been the main treatment for diabetic retinopathy for many years and still remains the main treatment for proliferative diabetic retinopathy today.

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Video: How safe is private diabetic retinopathy treatment?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:53+01:00October 14th, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|

Video: How safe is private diabetic retinopathy treatment? In this video I discuss the safety of private diabetic retinopathy treatment. When we treat diabetic retinopathy, they often - and in the large majority of cases - outweigh any risks involved of losing your vision, the worst thing possible is not treating diabetic retinopathy in the timely fashion. When it comes to laser [...]

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Video: How much does laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy cost?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:53+01:00October 12th, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|

Video: How much does laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy cost? In this video I discuss why the costs for diabetic retinopathy treatment vary and what the two possible treatments are. So the treatments for diabetic retinopathy can vary, so the cost for treatments can vary. If we talk about two types of treatment: The first treatment is laser treatment and that's [...]

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