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Prevention of visual loss in diabetic retinopathy

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First Author: I.Ismaili MACEDONIA

Co Author(s):    G. Sdr                    

Abstract Details


To indicate the significance of timely diagnosis of eye changes from diabetes mellitus in order to prevent the possible difficult eye complications. Causes of reduced visual acuity and blindness in this metabolic disease include frequent intravitreal bleeding, fibro-gliotic retino-vitreal proliferation, traction retinal detachment and neovascular glaucoma.


University Clinic of Eye Disease – Skopje


There are examinated 187 patients, for a duration of 3 months in the eye department of the clinical hospital in Tetovo. Where, apart from the overall ophthalmic examination, the patients also are followed questionnaire.


Good metabolic regulation of diabetes is the most important in the prevention of the development and progression of DR.


We recommend ordinary cooperation between diabetologists, general care physicans and ophthalmologists to prevent advanced diabetic retinopathy.

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