Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment
Diabetic retinopathy is damage to the retina as a result of
Wake Forest Baptist Health Eye Center retina specialists
collaborate with other physicians and dietitians at Wake Forest Baptist Health
to ensure patients get complete care for their diabetes. We understand that the
first step to healthy eyes is healthy living and nutrition.
Within WFBH Eye Center, state-of-the-art laser devices
provide patients with the latest surgical treatments. Our lasers can treat the
effects of diabetic retinopathy more quickly and comfortably than conventional
But surgery isn’t the only option. As part of the Diabetic
Retinopathy Clinical Research Network, WFBH retina specialists have access to
the newest treatment innovations. For example, one treatment uses injections of
proteins and antibodies to help reverse the effects of diabetic retinopathy.
This “intravitreal anti-VEGF therapy” is more effective than conventional laser
therapy in some patients.
Request an appointment online to learn more about diabetic retinopathy treatment. Or call 888-716-WAKE.
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