Recent Examples of retinopathy from the Web
Chau cited a condition called solar retinopathy, in which light energy causes a permanent scar on the retina, leading to vision loss.
As the Washington Post explains looking with unguarded eyes could cause a condition called solar retinopathy, which could cause irreversible sun damage to the retina, which can diminish or distort vision.
Some of the symptoms of solar retinopathy are loss of visual acuity, blind spots, changes in color vision or distortion when looking at straight lines or grids.
So a diabetic worker who decides to forgo an eye exam might save on the deductible but later incur the much higher expense of diabetic retinopathy, which could raise the cost of care for both employer and employee.
There is not much a physician could do to treat a patient with solar retinopathy, other than to watch and wait.
Those who tried to view the eclipse directly could suffer from what is known as solar retinopathy - a loss of vision in the retina.
More than 150,000 individuals in San Diego County suffer from retinal degeneration, glaucoma or diabetic retinopathy.
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- diabetic retinopathy
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