Author | Cheryl Guttman Krader; Reviewed by Dr Geeta Lalwani


Investigators find genetic factors may influence diabetic eye disease

Study results, including data from approximately 42,000 eyes, found diabetic retinopathy severity is a risk factor for diabetic eye disease progression. Other findings support the idea that genetic factors may influence the development of proliferative diabetic retinopathy versus diabetic macular oedema.