- Retinal consequence of chronic progressive diabetic microvascular leakage and occlusion.
- Aetiological factors include hyperglycaemia, hypertension, and possibly genetic factors.
- Sight-threatening signs include macular oedema, retinal or optic disc new vessels, and vitreous haemorrhage.
- Main goals of therapy are to improve glycaemic, lipid, and hypertensive control and ensure that sight-threatening disease is arrested before visual loss occurs.
dernière mise à jour avr. 08, 2013