Archive for 'Retinopathy' Category
If you’re a diabetic you’ve been told over and over… “Get your eyes checked regularly!” It’s easy advice to ignore and one of the easiest things to put off but as you’ll hear in the video 6 months can be a long time in the life of an eye. This video can provide valuable insight […]
The results of uncontrolled blood sugar can be very scary as mentioned in part 1 of this series of articles but there are ways to prevent blindness as a result of Diabetes. The simple answer from part 1 was to control blood sugar levels and we examined why a physicians help is important in this […]
There are so many companies that offer herbal remedies and nutritional supplements that claim to help Diabetics both to maintain healthy blood sugae levels as well as to help prevent vision problems. To help we have compiled a list of products offered by reputable companies: Blood Sugar Regulating Products Triple Complex Diabetonic: Corrects mineral imbalances […]
A very common concern among diabetics is “How can I prevent blindness as a result of my diabetes? And the answer should be the same almost anywhere you look. It’s a simple answer though though attaining it is very difficult for many. The answer is the best way to preventing blindness as a result of […]
This video is a super short video from a woman showing the remnant of her experience post surgery. She is She moves her head around so that you can see the remnants of a gas bubble after abouit 15 days. Size was significantly smaller than when the surgery was first done. Interesting little clip showing […]
This short video is a very brief and simple explanation of what to expect if you need to have vitrectomy surgery due to diabetic retinopathy. Please feel free to leave comments about what questions you still have after considering our website and information. While you should always consult your physician before taking any medical action […]
For patients who are have advanced retinopathy but who do not need to have a vitrectomy laser treatment is the surgery that is usually recommended. There are 2 types or methods of laser surgery. Focal Laser Treatment Scatter Laser Treatment Focal laser treatment (photocoagulation) is an out patient procedure that will usually be performed right […]
Diabetic retinopathy usually affects diabetics from age 20 and up but don’t wait to get tested because the symptoms may not manifest themselves until it’s too late. Retinopathy can be causing damage for may years before the symptoms are noticed as can be seen through the experience of a pregnant mom in the following video.
Vitrectomy surgery is one of 2 main medical treatments for Diabetic Retinopathy. The other alternative (preferable to most people) is laser surgery. Vitrectomy surgery usually takes about 2 – 3 hours to perform and while it usually takes place on an out patient basis your physician may determine that the procedure take place on an […]
The following video explains simply and clearly what diabetic retinopathy does, some of the symptoms, and provides nice illustrations to better understand what is happening in your eyes if they are affected by diabetic retinopathy.