If they leak blood, severe vision loss and even blindness can result. This procedure uses a tiny incision in your eye to remove blood from the middle of the eye vitreous as well as scar tissue that's tugging on the retina. Retinal detachment requires surgical treatment to reattach the retina to the back of the eye. How are diabetic retinopathy and DBE detected? Hypertensive retinopathy. As with diabetic retinopathy, there may be no symptoms early in hypertensive retinopathy. The bleeding can cause scarring of the eye and damage vision. However, some existing damage can persist.
This abnormal growth is called neovascularization. Retinopathy of prematurity — No treatment is recommended during the early stages. What if treatment doesn’t improve vision? The arteries and veins can become blocked, thus resulting in a retinal artery or vein occlusion. Although treatment can be completed in one session, two or more sessions are sometimes required.