Background and aims his paper investigates the roles of retinal perfusion pressure and pulse pressure in progression to sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy. The eye changes are called diabetic retinopathy. “When I was about eight or nine I collapsed in class after becoming hypoglycaemic,” recalls Anna from Seaford, East Sussex. Six percent of the UK adult population is currently diagnosed with diabetes; this is 3.4 million people. Retinal test is different from glasses testing. However, in the advanced phase, when a person experiences a defective vision, it will be too late for the patient to regain that lost vision,” said Dr Lionl Raj, head, medical services, Dr Agarwal’s Foundation, Tirunelveli. Rates of progression to STDR in patients with background and mild pre-proliferative retinopathy at 1 year were 3.6% (0.5–6.6) and 13.5% (4.2–22.7), respectively.
Progression of retinopathy occurred in 28 (27%) women. Since mitochondrial damage is involved in the early