Beware of Neovascular Glaucoma, A Comorbid Illness of Diabetes

One of the common eye diseases that appear as the effect of diabetes mellitus is glaucoma. Glaucoma is a vision disorder caused by high fluid pressure in the eyeball. The pressure then causes damage to the nerves and blood vessels in the eye and can make blurred vision, even disappear altogether. Glaucoma that is commonly experienced by diabetics is Neovascular…

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Types of Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a microangiopathy that concerns retinal pre-capillaries, capillaries and venules, resulting in microvascular occlusion and vascular leakage, due to high and long blood sugar levels. Diabetic retinopathy can cause decreased vision and blindness, mainly due to complications such as macular edema, vitreous hemorrhage, tractional retinal detachment and neovascular glaucoma. In diabetic retinopathy, too much sugar in the blood…

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