Retinal Neovascularization – Aftereffects of CRVO or Diabetes






 Neovascularization following a Central Vein Occlusion or Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Intraretinal microvascular abnormalities (IRMA) are abnormalities of the blood vessels that supply the retina of the eye, a sign of diabetic retinopathy. IRMA can be difficult to distinguish from and is likely a precursor to retinal neovascularization. One way to…

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Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy – PDR






 Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy As the Diabetic Retinopathy progresses, severe nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy enters an advanced, or proliferative (PDR), stage when blood vessels proliferate (i.e. grow). The lack of oxygen in the retina causes fragile, new, blood vessels to grow along the retina and in the clear, gel-like vitreous humour that…

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