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Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (PDR) Treatment

What is PDR

Taking into account all of the diabetic eye diseases, proliferative diabetic retinopathy has the greatest risk of vision loss.

PDR occurs with the development of abnormal blood vessels on or adjacent to the optic nerve and vitreous fluid of the eyes. Hemorrhaging of these blood vessels and bleeding creates sudden vision loss.

If immediate action is not taken, vision loss will steadily progress until complete blindness is reached in the eye. 

Only an ophthalmologist has the tools and experience to correctly diagnose this condition. Please contact us today to schedule an immediate appointment so we can help save your sight.