Sec....onproliferative retinopathy can move through three stages mild, moderate, and severe, as more and more blood vessels become blocked. Regular prenatal care is vital to preventing premature birth and retinopathy of prematurity . Retinopathy is a non-inflammatory disease of the retina . Laser surgery is often helpful in treating diabetic retinopathy. Information about clinical trials that are currently being conducted worldwide can be found on wow.clinical trials.gov and can be searched by condition and trial location. With cataracts, the eye's clear lens clouds, blocking light. Irish researchers from GUI Galway and Queen’s University Belfast are part of an international collaboration who are assessing if stem cells derived from bone marrow can control glucose levels and stop some of the damage caused by six diabetic complications, including diabetic retinopathy. Symptoms can include: Sudden loss of vision in one or both eyes Retinopathy of prematurity — An ophthalmologist examines the inside of the eye for abnormalities. You may first be asked to read an eye chart.
This form of retinopathy is considered mild. However, the type of diabetes a person has, how often their blood glucose fluctuates, how well controlled the sugars are, and how long a person has had diabetes all affects his or her risk. When fluid from blood vessels leaks into the macula, it can swell making vision blurry.