noun. a disease of the retina that can result in loss of vision.
- eye disease
noun. ['ˌdaɪəˈbɛtɪk'] someone who has diabetes.
- diseased person
adjective. ['ˌdaɪəˈbɛtɪk'] suffering from diabetes.
Example sentences of the word diabetic-retinopathy
1. Noun Phrase
If you are a diabetic, which is a condition that may first pop up during menopause, you can develop diabetic retinopathy, which is a vision-threatening disease.
2. Noun Phrase
In addition, small blood vessel damage — called diabetic retinopathy — leads to gradual loss of vision, and is one of the leading causes of blindness.
3. Noun Phrase
And if you already have a diabetes diagnosis, you could be dealing with a condition called diabetic retinopathy, which causes vision loss and blindness, according to the [National Eye Institute.
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Retinal hemorrhages result from wet macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, high blood pressure, trauma or blockages in the blood vessels of the eye.