The interaction of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) with their receptors is hypothesized to be involved in the development of diabetic retinopathy. Outcomes of vitrectomy for advanced diabetic retinopathy at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. Eventually, however, diabetic retinopathy can result in blindness. High blood sugar damages small blood vessels in the eye, causing microaneurysms (ballon-like defects of the small blood vessels of the eye). Visual function declined significantly in 26.2% of patients while awaiting surgery. At Advanced Family Eyecare, we use retinal photography methods to detect retinal blood vessel problems and to monitor changes from exam to exam. There are multiple forms of diabetic retinopathy, and Dr.
Indication for surgery included non-clearing VH, TRD threatening or detaching the macula, and combined TRD and rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD). The mean leptin level in patients with nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy was also