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Diabetes And Eye


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Diabetes And Eye

  1. 1. Eye problem in patients with Diabetes
  2. 2. Retina Cornea Lens Macula Optic Nerve DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE EYE
  4. 4. Eye in Diabetes <ul><li>We are manly concerned about the back of the eye called RETINA. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not correct your lens power unless sugar control is stabilized. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember once a year eye check is a must. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How Common is Diabetic Retinopathy? <ul><li>25% of diabetics have some form of DR </li></ul><ul><li>By 20 years - 100% of type I </li></ul><ul><li>- 60% of type II </li></ul>have DR
  6. 6. Mild Diabetic Retinopathy
  7. 7. Diabetic Eye – A bit more
  8. 8. Diabetic Macular Edema
  9. 9. Bleeding inside eyes
  10. 10. Laser treatment
  11. 11. Laser treatment
  12. 12. After Laser treatment
  13. 13. Routine screening <ul><li>Retinopathy should be assessed by an Ophthalmologist at diagnosis and then once every year if normal, </li></ul><ul><li>If not normal, the specialist will tell you what to do, </li></ul><ul><li>Remember, it is too late when diabetic retina affects vision – you need to catch the train in the correct time. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Thank You </li></ul>These slides are prepared in collaboration with Dr Nitin Shetty, Retina Surgeon