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What are the different types of diabetic retinopathy? Does it cause complete loss of vision?

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posted Jul 25, 2016 by anonymous

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Retina is the part of the eye that is responsible for creating pictures which your eye sees. It captures the image and sends the signal to the brain. A disease of Retina is called retinopathy. When it is caused due to Diabetes it is called Diabetic Retinopathy. This condition arises as a result of high blood sugars which cause damage to the blood vessels of the eye, making them weak and leaky. The below image shows the different types of diabetic retinopathy-

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answer Jul 25, 2016 by Pallavi