Retinopathy is a common complication in diabetic patients, and one of the main causes of blindness in ophthalmology, the prevalence of blindness reaches 30% especially in diabetic patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy within two years. For early detection and timely treatment of diabetic retinopathy and for the reduction of the blindness rate, the following points should be paid attention to:
For individuals aged 30 years old over, comprehensive examination of visual acuity, fundus and other aspects should be performed by eye doctors in their initial diagnosis of diabetes.
Ophthalmic routine examination should be conducted once a year after the onset of the disease, the frequency of ocular examination should be increased when there is something wrong with the eye, and taking medical advice.
Female diabetic patients should also increase the frequency of examination if they are pregnant or intend to conceive within one year, possibly because pregnancy may cause serious lesions in the eyes of the patient.
The patient should be treated by a medical professional as soon as possible if the patient feels a sudden loss of vision, blindness or other unexpected circumstances.
The retina of some patients with diabetic has been affected by diabetes, in this regard, alongside the applying of effective measures in the treatment of diabetes, active treatment should be taken for diabetic patients with eye diseases, so as to avoid the blindness.
Pay attention to eye health, avoid staying up late and long time using mobile phones, computer and watch TV.
For diabetic patients with retinal hemorrhage, do not intense exercise, reduce head movements, should stay in bed If necessary.
You should eat less spicy food, such as pepper, chilli, green onions, raw garlic and so on. Science shows that eating a tomato every day, can effectively prevent retinal hemorrhage.
Once the occurrence of diabetic eye diseases, it is difficult to be cured, the progression of diabetes can be controlled or at least be delayed through the joint treatment of endocrine and eye doctors.
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