Diabetic Retinopathy

Laser Eye Centre was the first centre in East and Central Africa to offer laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy. In the present era, diabetes has become one of the leading causes of irreversible blindness. Anyone with diabetes is at risk of developing diabetic retinopathy. Without early detection and treatment, diabetic retinopathy can permanently damage the retina.

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There are two types of Diabetic Retinopathy that are sight threatening:

  1. Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (PDR)
  2. Diabetic Maculopathy (DM)