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NON-PROLIFERATIVE
FORMS
LASER
SECOND STAGE
PEOPLE
RISK
DIABETES
DIABETICS
VISION
PATIENTS
SEVERE TYPE
GLAUCOMA
RETINA
UNTREATED
DIABETIC RETINOPATHY
ADVANCED FORM
DISEASE
ADVANCED STAGE
RETINOPATHY
MACULAR EDEMA
BLINDNESS
PROLIFERATIVE RETINOPATHY
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Definitions

  1. Proliferative retinopathy is a much more serious form of the disease and can lead to blindness. (Web site)
  2. Proliferative Retinopathy is the most severe stage of Diabetic Retinopathy and carries a significant risk of vision loss. (Web site)
  3. Proliferative retinopathy is treated with laser surgery.
  4. Proliferative retinopathy is much more serious than the nonproliferative form and can lead to total blindness. (Web site)
  5. Even with proliferative retinopathy, the more dangerous form, people sometimes have no symptoms until it is too late to treat them.

Non-Proliferative

  1. Clinically, diabetic retinopathy is divided into two broad categories, non-proliferative and proliferative retinopathy. (Web site)

Forms

  1. Diabetic retinopathy can take two forms, background retinopathy and proliferative retinopathy.

Laser

  1. If you have proliferative retinopathy and do not have enough laser, the 'new' blood vessels may grow forward from the retina in to the 'vitreous' gel. (Web site)

Second Stage

  1. Proliferative retinopathy is the second stage.

People

  1. People with proliferative retinopathy have less than a 10 percent chance of becoming blind within five years when they get timely and appropriate treatment.

Risk

  1. Once proliferative retinopathy occurs, there is always a risk for bleeding. (Web site)

Diabetes

  1. Her complications of diabetes include proliferative retinopathy, peripheral neuropathy and nephropathy. (Web site)
  2. If you have diabetes get a comprehensive dilated eye exam at least once a year and remember: Proliferative retinopathy can develop without symptoms. (Web site)

Diabetics

  1. Proliferative retinopathy affects approximately 5% of all diabetics and becomes more likely with increased duration of diabetes.

Vision

  1. Current treatment guidelines are so successful that even people with proliferative retinopathy have a 90 percent chance of maintaining their vision.

Patients

  1. Also, patients with proliferative retinopathy were excluded from the study. (Web site)

Severe Type

  1. In the more advanced and severe type (proliferative retinopathy), growth of new blood vessels occurs within the eye.

Glaucoma

  1. A person with proliferative retinopathy will always be at risk for new bleeding as well as glaucoma, a complication from the new blood vessels. (Web site)

Retina

  1. In proliferative retinopathy, abnormal blood vessels (neovascularization) grow within the retina and extend into the vitreous.
  2. In a later stage, called proliferative retinopathy, new blood vessels grow on the surface of the retina.
  3. Proliferative retinopathy -- damage to the retina caused by growth of small blood vessels.

Untreated

  1. If left untreated, Proliferative Retinopathy may lead to bleeding into the Vitreous and Retinal Detachment with profound vision loss. (Web site)
  2. Studies have found that there is a 16 percent risk for severe visual loss if proliferative retinopathy is left untreated for two years. (Web site)

Diabetic Retinopathy

  1. There are two stages of diabetic retinopathy -- nonproliferative and proliferative retinopathy: Nonproliferative retinopathy is the earlier stage.
  2. Diabetic retinopathy is broadly classified as nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy and proliferative retinopathy. (Web site)
  3. There are two stages of diabetic retinopathy, nonproliferative, or background retinopathy, and proliferative retinopathy. (Web site)

Advanced Form

  1. In its most advanced form (known as "proliferative retinopathy") it can cause blindness. (Web site)

Disease

  1. Proliferative retinopathy is the more advanced and severe form of the disease. (Web site)
  2. Proliferative retinopathy is the more advanced form of the disease, and more severe.
  3. However, background retinopathy is a warning sign and can progress into the more serious stage of the disease, proliferative retinopathy.

Advanced Stage

  1. This is proliferative retinopathy and is the fourth and most advanced stage of the disease.

Retinopathy

  1. In the advanced stage of retinopathy known as proliferative retinopathy, the lack of blood supply can cause new, abnormal blood vessels to grow. (Web site)
  2. But the retinopathy that destroys vision, proliferative retinopathy, is far less common.

Macular Edema

  1. About half of the people with proliferative retinopathy also have macular edema.
  2. The mean event costs for these complications are $423 for macular edema and $379 for proliferative retinopathy, respectively when photocoagulation is used.

Blindness

  1. In its most advanced forms, known as "diabetic macular edema" and "proliferative retinopathy," it can cause moderate to severe vision loss and blindness. (Web site)
  2. If left untreated, proliferative retinopathy can cause severe vision loss and even blindness.
  3. This stage is called proliferative retinopathy, and it can lead to impaired vision and even blindness. (Web site)

Proliferative Retinopathy

  1. People with proliferative retinopathy can reduce their risk of blindness by 95 percent with timely treatment and appropriate follow-up care.
  2. In some people, retinopathy progresses after several years to a more serious form called proliferative retinopathy.
  3. Proliferative retinopathy affects 2 to 5 percent of all diabetics and is the most serious form of the disease.

Categories

  1. Health > Diseases > Diabetes > Diabetic Retinopathy
  2. Timely Treatment
  3. Senses > Vision > Eye > Blindness
  4. Macular Edema
  5. Advanced Stage
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