Category: Diabetic Macular Edema

Here’s What Diabetic Macular Edema Means

Diabetes can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes (i.e. diabetic macular edema). When diabetes is uncontrolled, the disease may start to affect a patient’s retina, the tissue in the back of the eye. The retinal blood vessels weaken and leak, releasing fluid that can cause retinal swelling. When the retina swells up in the area that’s responsible...

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