Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

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Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

Hemang K. Pandya, MD, FACS | Dallas Retina Center, Plano, TX

This 42-year-old male was referred by his primary care physician for a diabetic eye examination. He had been reporting some new floaters in both eyes. Despite his 20/20 visual acuity, his examination showed classic signs of proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Unfortunately, the patient had not seen a retina specialist for examination since his diagnosis of diabetes over 5 years ago. In conjunction with elevated hemoglobin A1c, his blood pressure and cholesterol were uncontrolled, and he was not taking any medications.

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