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Diabetic retinopathy:

Laser photocoagulation for diabetic retinopathy

Pathological changes in diabetic eyes occur most frequently after 5-10 years of disease, firstly being affected the back of the eye on the retina. The cause of the infection is the disturbance of the blood flow in the smallest vessels of the fundus. In the early stages, visual acuity is not reduced, and the person may not even know about the beginning of a disease of the eye.

By using laser, the bleeding stops, the new blood vessels clots, the exudates absorbs (slag sedentary zone), the phenomenon of retinal oxygen deficit reduces. Due to the laser treatment, in diabetic retinopathy the dystrophic and healing processes stops, the blood circulation improves in the central area of the retina, the metabolism enhance and the general condition becomes stable. The laser treatment, if performed on time can stop the progression of diabetic retinopathy and can maintain good eyesight. If necessary, our skilled specialists can develop individual patient treatment and monitoring schemes. Only a qualified professional can notice early changes at the bottom of the eye. It is therefore very important that medical visits to take place regularly and that all recommendations to be strictly followed.