Diabetic Retinopathy NPDR

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One form of diabetic retinopathy is called non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy, or NPDR. NDPR occurs when diabetes damages small blood vessels within the retina. These vessels start to leak both fluid and blood, gradually causing the retina to thicken or swell. Over time, the swelling, or edema, thickens the retina causing the vision to become blurred.

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