Video: How quickly does treatment for diabetic retinopathy work?

By |2016-02-23T11:13:48+00:00October 7th, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|

Video: How quickly does treatment for diabetic retinopathy work? The National Health Service does provide excellent treatment for diabetic retinopathy for the large majority of people. However, it's not necessarily as timely as we hoped. The newer treatments are not necessarily available on the National Health Service and the emerging treatments that are available often take [...]

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Video: Does diabetic retinopathy need urgent treatment?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:53+01:00October 5th, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|

Video: Does diabetic retinopathy need urgent treatment? In this video, I clarify if diabetic retinopathy needs urgent treatment. The treatment for diabetic retinopathy depends on what type of diabetes in the eye you have. Now, if you have swelling in the back of your eye - we call that diabetic maculopathy - and that can [...]

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Video: Can I go blind from diabetic retinopathy?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:54+01:00September 30th, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|

Video: Can I go blind from diabetic retinopathy? Here I answer the question of whether you can go blind from diabetic retinopathy. The short answer is: Yes. And that's the worry; that people do and have done, and have lost their vision. Unfortunately, it's one of those conditions which can lead to total blindness. If you don't [...]

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Video: How do you treat diabetic retinopathy?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:54+01:00September 28th, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|

Video: How do you treat diabetic retinopathy? In this video, I give information about the treatment of diabetic retinopathy. The majority of diabetic retinopathy is treated by laser or injections, but there are injections of many different substances. We can inject steroids in certain cases, but the majority of my patients respond very well to [...]

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Video: What are the symptoms of diabetic retinopathy?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:54+01:00September 23rd, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|

Video: What are the symptoms of diabetic retinopathy? In this video, I explain how we know if you have diabetic retinopathy. This is an interesting question. Symptoms of diabetic retinopathy often not there. That's why we have to look at patients on a regular basis to make sure that they don't develop problems that can [...]

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Video: What is diabetic retinopathy?


By |2016-10-28T15:36:54+01:00September 21st, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|

Video: What is diabetic retinopathy? In this video, I explain diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy is a condition of the retina - and that's the film at the back at the eye. And the film at the back at the eye is nourished by blood vessels. And in diabetes you have high levels of sugar. If you [...]

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