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.
5 Ways Diabetes Can Affect Your Eyes & Vision
Learn more from WebMD about the different eye problems that can arise with diabetes, including diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and cataracts.
High Blood Pressure and Eye Disease
WebMD experts explain how hypertension can lead to eye disease.
Diabetic Retinopathy: Risks, Treatments, Prevention
Diabetic retinopathy is an eye condition involving changes to your retina’s blood vessels. Learn about stages of diabetic eye disease, how to treat it with drugs or laser surgery, and how to avoid vision loss or blindness.
Causes and Treatments of Diabetic Retinopathy
WebMD examines the causes and treatments of diabetic retinopathy, a common complication of diabetes that affects vision.