retinopathy

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a disease of the retina that can result in loss of vision

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Loss of vision from diabetic retinopathy may be as a consequence of either retinal neovascularisaton or secondary to diabetic maculopathy.
Until now, there has been no widely accepted treatment that can restore vision in sufferers of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in over 55s and diabetic maculopathy.
Thomas' Hospital in London, 23 patients (38 eyes) with newly-diagnosed diabetic maculopathy were recruited and treated with Ellex 2RT.
Results demonstrate the therapy's potential to improve and stabilize visual acuity and to reduce retinal edema in patients with diabetic maculopathy and macular edema without causing any damage to the photoreceptors.
The Company has previously sponsored international multi-center studies to evaluate the efficacy of SRT in the treatment of Diabetic Maculopathy, a subset of Diabetic Retinopathy; Occult Choroidal Neovascularization, a form of wet AMD; and Central Serous Chorioretinopathy (CSCR).
c This is moderate diabetic maculopathy with area of hard exudate on the central macula
Early detection of diabetic maculopathy and exudative AMD is critical because the success of new treatments such as anti-VEGF (see later) is maximised when initiated as early as possible.