Retinopathy refers to diseases that affect the retina, the collection of light-sensitive cells lining the back half of each eye. The retina contains nerve cells that translate what you see into electrical impulses. These impulses are transmitted to the brain, where they are interpreted.
The retina contains many blood vessels. Abnormalities in these vessels cause several forms of retinopathy. Retinopathy can cause partial loss of vision or complete blindness. It can develop slowly or...Read more
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