RETINA Sri Lanka

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Diabetic Retinopathy

People with diabetes mellitus cannot use or store sugar properly. High levels of sugar in the blood can damage small blood vessels in the retina. This Manifestation of diabetes is known as Diabetic Retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy risk factors: Blood sugar levels Blood pressure Duration of diabetes Blood lipid levels (cholesterol and triglycerides) Pregnancy – Women

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Retinal Detachment

1. What is Retina?Retina is the light sensing delicate sheet coating the inside surface at the back of the eye.The retina converts light falling on it to electrical signals which travel along the nerve tothe brain. The brain interprets these signals to “see” the world around us. 2. What is a Retinal detachment?Separation of Retina

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