DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE EYE Retina Lens Cornea Macula Optic Nerve
Eye in Diabetes • We are manly concerned about the back of the eye called RETINA. • Do not correct your lens power unless sugar control is stabilized. • Remember once a year eye check is a must.
How Common is Diabetic Retinopathy? • 25% of diabetics have some form of DR • By 20 years - 100% of type I - 60% of type II have DR
Routine screening • Retinopathy should be assessed by an Ophthalmologist at diagnosis and then once every year if normal, • If not normal, the specialist will tell you what to do, • Remember, it is too late when diabetic retina affects vision – you need to catch the train in the correct time.
Thank You These slides are prepared in collaboration with Dr Nitin Shetty, Retina Surgeon