Diagnosing Diabetic Retinopathy - How It's Done

Dr. Amit Gupta, MD, FACS, Ophthalmologist, goes over the various different tools available to help diagnose diabetic retinopathy.

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Dr. Amit Gupta, MD, FACS, Ophthalmologist, goes over the various different tools available to help diagnose diabetic retinopathy.
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Featuring Dr. Amit Gupta, MD, FACS, Ophthalmologist

Presenter: Dr. Amit Gupta, Ophthalmologist, Scarborough, ON

Local Practitioners: Ophthalmologist

Quiz: Diagnosing Diabetic Retinopathy ( 5 participated.)

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Diabetic retinopathy is diagnosed by looking into the eyes.

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The eye is the only structure in which a doctor can look with a microscope with a magnification into the microscopic blood vessels in your body, without having to do things like a biopsy.

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In the office you will have optical coherence tomography, which measures your prescription.

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Optical coherence tomography won't show swelling of the retina.

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Fluoresceine and geography involves an injection of a dye inside the arm and looking at the blood flow in the back of the eye.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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