Retinopathy in general refers to disease of the retina. It can be caused by diabetes (diabetic retinopathy), high blood pressure (hypertensive retinopathy), or premature birth (retinopathy of prematurity). Treatments for retinopathy depend on the cause, but laser treatment is one possible option. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how retinopathy is caused, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.
Vision Problems: Living With Poor Eyesight
To keep doing the things you enjoy, you will want to make a few changes to your lifestyle. The changes you need to make depend on how much vision you have lost, what kinds of activities you like to do, and your lifestyle. Making changes may seem difficult and time - consuming. Be patient. You can maintain your independence and continue the activities you enjoy. What do I do first? Why is it ...
Retinopathy of Prematurity
Important It is possible that the main title of the report Retinopathy of Prematurity is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...
What Causes Eye Problems?
Get information on common eye and vision problems, such as conjunctivitis, retinal detachment, dry eyes, cataracts, and glaucoma.
Picture of diabetic retinopathy; Diabetic retinopathy is a disease of the retina,the thin tissue that lines the back of the eye. The condition is a complication of diabetes. It is related to high blood sugar levels,which interfere with oxygen delivery to the cells in the retina. ...