Archive for 'Treatment' Category

Video – Vitrectomy Surgery Basic Explanation

By admin - Last updated: Monday, August 24, 2009

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 […]

Diabetic Retinoapthy Treatment Laser Surgery

By admin - Last updated: Monday, August 24, 2009

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 […]

Vitrectomy Surgery for Diabetic Retinpathy

By admin - Last updated: Monday, August 24, 2009

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 […]