Diabetic Retinopathy treatment is taken as the most sought treatment since this disease results in complete eye vision failure if not treated well on time. In a number of treatment options, it is even declared, it is not possible to cure Diabetic Retinopathy, however out of experience and out of cases handled with improvements, here are few facts provided to help patients know and get rid of this disease.
What is this eye disease all about?
It is a form of eye disorder which damages the vessels carrying blood to the retina. Retina is a form of light-sensitive tissue located at the rear end of the eye and is indispensable when it comes to healthy, good vision.
For the patients suffering from this disease, the swelling and fluid leak inside the blood vessels is one of the common signs indicating the inception of this disease. In some other patients, the growth of new and abnormal blood vessels may also be diagnosed on the retinal surface. Diabetic Retinopathy is an insidious form of the disease, and can steadily cause the complete loss of vision, if conventional therapy is not taken on time.
It is worth mentioning that this disorder usually hampers the vision of both the eyes. But as a patient, one requires to know that there are four different stages of Diabetic Retinopathy, and soon the stages diagnosed, more chances will be there for the patient to get back to normal life.
- Mild Nonproliferative Retinopathy : It is the earliest stage, in which small blood vessels of Retina endure ballooned shape swelling.
- Moderate Non Proliferative Retinopathy : It is the progressive stage of the disease in which some of the blood vessels that enrich the functioning of Retina are blocked.
- Severe Non proliferative Retinopathy : It is a degenerative stage at which immense number of additional blood vessels are blocked, the areas of Retina commences sending signals to the body in order to develop new blood vessels to nourish the retinal surface.
- Proliferative Retinopathy : Then the disease reaches the advanced stage, where the new, undesired blood vessels are created. These blood vessels are not only abnormal but fragile as well. As these new blood vessels have delicate walls, they eventually start leaking blood and take the condition to the worst stage.
People who are at risk of Diabetic Retinopathy
According to Dr. Dinesh Sharma, the senior doctor and Founder of Prakash Nethralaya and Panchkarma Kendra, people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are prone to this disease. So it is important to have a detailed eye examination at a qualified hospital at least once in a year. Dr. Dinesh also states that Diabetic Retinopathy can also adversely affect pregnant women with a medical history of diabetes.
How to prevent Diabetic Retinopathy from damaging your eyes?
Well, we all know that it is an obvious fact that prevention is better than cure. Yes, it is hard to detect the early signs of this eye disease. There are even patients who claim to have a fine vision, even after reaching the advanced proliferative retinopathy. But the problem is that such patients always remain under the high risk of vision loss. The best way to preserve your valuable eyes is to go for an annual eye checkup at least to ensure that progressive phases of diabetes are not deteriorating the functioning of your eyes.
How can you find best Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment?
As mentioned earlier, the advanced medical science had already declared that there is no cure in existence for this disease. But wait! Does that mean all the branches of medicine have no reply for this insidious disease.
Does the laser treatment actually work?
Most of the medical practitioners claim the laser treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy is the last resort for the patient. It cannot bring back the vision already lost, but can preserve the eyes from further deterioration. But the case files state that, ‘one such treatment not only generate tremendous discomfort for the patient, but also not free from side-effects.’ Besides, laser surgery cannot be afforded by the patients who are not financially affluent.
Does the conventional Ayurvedic therapy have an answer?
Alike modern medical science, Ayurveda also agrees to the fact that there is no actual therapy process developed that can reverse the condition of the patient and restore the normal vision as before. But, Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment in Ayurveda can help to decelerate this progressive disease to such an extent that the patient could retain the vision for years and get involved in standard life. Here, the treatment is cheap and affordable with zero cases containing side effects.
As Prakash Nethralaya and Panchkarma Kendra states, Ayurvedic cure to Diabetic Retinopathy has treated hundreds of national and international patients at their established centers, it is nothing less than a new ray of hope for those patients who are about to lose everything to this disease.