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Recent studies have shown that only ~16% of patients who have had diabetes for over 15 years show proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) changes on exam. Though PDR only accounts for a small % of cases, it is responsible for a majority of blindness caused by diabetes. PDR is characterized by a growth of abnormal blood vessels within the retina as a result of ischemia. These abnormal blood vessels can leak profusely, causing serious damage to the retina and hemorrhaging into the vitreous

Recent studies have shown that only ~16% of patients who have had diabetes for over 15 years show proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) changes on exam. Though PDR only accounts for a small % of cases, it is responsible for a majority of blindness caused by diabetes. PDR is characterized by a growth of abnormal blood vessels within the retina as a result of ischemia. These abnormal blood vessels can leak profusely, causing serious damage to the retina and hemorrhaging into the vitreous

Module 9. Minocycline: Papilledema. A similar side-effect is seen in some patients who use tetracycline or isotretinoin (brand name Accutane) chronically.

Module 9. Minocycline: Papilledema. A similar side-effect is seen in some patients who use tetracycline or isotretinoin (brand name Accutane) chronically.

Fundus+Eye+Examination | Here is the same patient examined with a fluorescein angiogram:-

Fundus+Eye+Examination | Here is the same patient examined with a fluorescein angiogram:-