Prevention of visual loss in diabetic retinopathy

Ismaili, Iljaz and Dashtevska, Emilija and Mehmeti, Gazmend and Gazepov, Strahil (2018) Prevention of visual loss in diabetic retinopathy. Knowledge – International Journal. ISSN 2545-4439

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Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is one of the principal causes of blindness in the modern world. Timely detection and adequate therapy of DR are very important for prevention of advanced diabetic eye disease. To indicate the significance of timely diagnosis of eye changes from diabetes mellitus in order to prevent the possible difficult eye complications. Causes of reduced visual acuity and blindness in this metabolic disease include frequent intravitreal bleeding, fibro-glioticretino-vitreal proliferation, traction retinal detachment and neovascular glaucoma. There are examinated 187 patients, for a duration of 3 months in the eye department of the clinical hospital in Tetovo.Where, apart from the overall ophthalmic examination, the patients also are followed questionnaire. Good metabolic regulation of diabetes is the most important in the prevention of the development and progression of DR. We recommend ordinary cooperation between diabetologists, general care physicans and ophthalmologists to prevent advanced diabetic retinopathy.
Keywords: prevention, visual loss, diabetic retinopathy

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Strahil Gazepov
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2018 08:16
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2018 08:16

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