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.
What Is Retinoschisis?
Learn about the two types of retinoschisis. Find out who gets this eye condition, and how it can affect vision.
Retinopathy of Prematurity
Premature infants are at risk of being born with this eye disorder. Here's what parents should know about ROP.
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.
What Happens if VMA Is Left Untreated?
It’s not a good idea to leave vitreomacular adhesion untreated. It can be dangerous if you do.