Patient Education

Diabetic Eye Disease

We are currently fighting a huge Diabetic problem in the Bahamas. Diabetes affects multiple organ systems including your eyes. Diabetes can cause cataracts and Diabetic retinopathy which can both lead to significant impairment of vision.

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What is Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (PDR)?

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (PDR) is the advanced form of Diabetic Retinopathy. Let us understand this condition and how it affects vision.

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy with Panretinal Laser

Pan Retinal Photocoagulation is required for proliferative diabetic retinopathy.Pan Retinal Photocoagulation is used in patients with proliferative retinopathy to regress new vessels that form on the retina. These new vessels if left untreated are prone to bleed into the retina.

Clinically significant macular edema treatment

This video discusses what Cystoid Macular Edema is and how it affects your vision. It also discusses Medication Injections, a procedure used to treat this condition.