Doppler optical coherence tomography. Sec. 9. In-Depth Reports: Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis Diabetes diagnosis and misdiagnosis In-Depth Report: Detailed report on diabetes misdiagnoses, rare curable types, and less common diagnostic issues.... read full report » Read more about Misdiagnosis and Retinopathy Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic symptoms. Studies such as the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial acct have shown that controlling diabetes slows the onset and worsening of diabetic retinopathy. A consequence of diabetic retinopathy, DBE is swelling in an area of the retina called the macula. Drops may be applied to the eye to reduce inflammation and the risk of infection. Abnormalities in these vessels are a major cause of retinopathy. Diabetic related sight loss is the most common form of blindness in people of working age in Ireland. In proliferative retinopathy, new blood vessels grow over the retina and into the vitreous humour the gel-like substance between the lens and retina.
Corticosteroids. This test measures pressure inside the eye. Once the retinopathy has reached this stage it will be treated with laser therapy. Proliferative diabetic retinopathy PDP.