What are the risk factors that lead to Diabetic Retinopathy?

What are the risk factors that lead to Diabetic Retinopathy?

In this video, Dr. Manisha Agarwal, Vitreo-retina surgeon, Dr. Shroffs Charity Hospital, New Delhi, will discuss the risk factors which leads to diabetic retinopathy. The risk factors are generally duration of diabetes and uncontrolled sugar levels. If sugar levels are well controlled then diabetic retinopathy will progress slowly. Also, blood pressure control, anaemia, renal status has an impact on progression of diabetic retinopathy. Hence, all these risk factors should be well controlled and retinal check-up should be done regularly.

Dr. Manisha Agarwal

Dr. Manisha Agarwal is a Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in Darya Ganj, Delhi and has an experience of 13 years in this field. She is presently head of Retina Services at Shroff Charity Eye Hospital, Dariyaganj, Delhi. She completed MBBS from agara Univeristy in 1996, MS - Ophthalmology from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in 2001 and DNB from National Board Of Examination in 2002.

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