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.
Retinopathy of Prematurity
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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 ...
An eye angiogram uses a yellow dye (fluorescein) and a camera to take pictures and evaluate the blood flow through the vessels in the back of the eye (retina).
What Is Diabetic Retinopathy?
Diabetic retinopathy can affect your eyesight. But there are ways you can treat it -- or even prevent it. WebMD tells you how.