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ret·i·nop·a·thy

 (rĕt′n-ŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. ret·i·nop·a·thies
1. Any of various disorders affecting the retina of the eye, marked by damage to retinal blood vessels, swelling of the retina, or abnormal growth of new blood vessels, and resulting in blurred vision, vision loss, or blindness.
2. Such a disorder occurring as a complication of untreated or improperly controlled diabetes mellitus. Also called diabetic retinopathy.

ret′i·no·path′ic (-ō-păth′ĭk) adj.

retinopathy

(ˌrɛtɪˈnɒpəθɪ)
n
(Medicine) any of various noninflammatory diseases of the retina which may have serious effects on vision

ret•i•nop•a•thy

(ˌrɛt nˈɒp ə θi)

n.
any diseased condition of the retina, esp. one that is noninflammatory.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retinopathy - a disease of the retina that can result in loss of vision
eye disease - any disease of the eye
diabetic retinopathy - retinopathy involving damage to the small blood vessels in the retina; results from chronically high blood glucose levels in people with poorly controlled diabetes
Translations

ret·i·nop·a·thy

n. retinopatía, cualquier condición anormal de la retina.

retinopathy

n retinopatía; diabetic — retinopatía diabética
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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of artificial intelligence (AI) technology for the detection of diabetic retinopathy and macular oedema.
Diabetic retinopathy is an eye complication of diabetes and it is the main cause of visual function loss in the working-age population [2].
Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy is probably the most commonly known complication of having diabetes and must be taken seriously as it can lead to blindness.
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Summary: If you are diabetic and fail to control your condition, it can lead to diabetic retinopathy, which if unmanaged can cause irreversible damage to your eyesight
The Food and Drug Administration has permitted the marketing of IDx-DR, a retinal imaging device that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to detect greater than a mild level of diabetic retinopathy in adult patients with diabetes.
FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Artificial intelligence software that can detect diabetic retinopathy has been approved by the U.S.
The device, called IDx-DR, can diagnose a condition called diabetic retinopathy, the most common cause of vision loss among the more than 30 million Americans living with diabetes.
Objective: To determine the status of Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) and reasons for presentation at the time of initial ophthalmological examination of diabetic individuals.
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People with diabetic retinopathy are more likely to fall than diabetics who have not developed vision problems, a study in Singapore suggests.