Avoid diabetic retinopathy
Did you know that diabetic retinopathy is a condition where elevated blood sugar levels damage the retinal blood vessels? A consequence is leakage of serum into the retinal tissue. This leads to thickening and blurred central vision, which is known as diabetic macular edema. Visit Joel L. Pelavin, MD, PC, in the same office since 1989, for a check-up.
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When diabetic retinopathy is detected early, retinal laser treatment is used. Intraocular microsurgery may save vision in cases of intraocular hemorrhage or retinal detachment.