Latest Diabetic retinopathy Stories

2012-04-10 09:10:30

A randomized controlled trial involving patients with persistent clinically significant diabetic macular edema (swelling of the retina) suggests the greater efficacy of bevacizumab compared with macular laser therapy that was previously demonstrated at 12 months was maintained through 24 months, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Ophthalmology, a JAMA Network publication. Modified Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study (ETDRS) macular laser therapy (MLT) has...

2012-03-16 05:44:20

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Look into your brain! A new study reveals people with mild vascular disease are more likely to have problems with memory skills and thinking. Damage to the retina is called retinopathy. Researchers found people with mild vascular disease with retinopathy are more likely to have problems with thinking and memory skills because they may also have vascular disease in the brain. In the study, the damage was mild enough to not cause significant symptoms. The study...

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