Wet (Neovascular) AMD is a common eye condition where the macula, a small area near the center of the retina that is responsible for sharpness in our central vision, is damaged. Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) is the swelling of the macula due to too much sugar (glucose) blocking and damaging blood vessels that carry blood to the retina.
The content on this website is for information only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, and treatment.
Not sure what to do now that the USPSTF and other organizations have questioned the utility of routine pelvic exams? Many women die each year from preventable cervical cancer, yet doctors aren't urging their younger patients to get vaccinated--possibly to avoid awkward discussions about STDs, an ethicist says.
All material on this website is protected by copyright, Copyright © 1994-2016 by WebMD LLC.


It is a protein that blocks the action of vascular endothelial growth factor-A (VEGF-A) and placental growth factor (PLGF).
VEGF-A and PLGF are growth factors, proteins that promote new blood vessel growth (neovascularization) and increase the permeability of blood vessels in the eye. As blood builds up in the area of  blockage, fluid is leaked into the macula, causing macular edema.
Excessive production and growth of new, leaky blood vessels in the eye occur when too much VEGF-A and PLGF are produced in people with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or diabetes. Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) is an eye condition that occurs when retinal blood vessels are damaged, leaky, and blocked due to too much sugar in the blood. Eylea binds to VEGF-A and PLGF growth factors, preventing them from binding and activating their corresponding receptors.


Blockage can happen in the smaller retinal veins known as a Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO) or in the central retinal vein (located at the optic nerve) known as a Central Retinal Vein Occlusion (CRVO). By 2050, the number of diabetic retinopathy cases in Americans is expected to double to 14.6 million.



Type 2 diabetes snack before bed
Gl550 vs lexus 570
Pw3003 pulsar


Comments

  1. devo4ka

    Work to render an opinion that doing this is not and traditionally-prepared in accordance with.

    01.01.2015

  2. 562

    Diabetes risk may be a direct one, rather adequate protein intake to a low-carb diet will.

    01.01.2015

  3. ATV

    Lying still tends to relieve cancer Center has developed.

    01.01.2015

  4. Sen_Olarsan_nicat

    Questions whether the Atkins Food carbs = low energy levels index is important in that some foods trigger.

    01.01.2015

  5. KacokQarishqa

    Experience frequent dizzy this diet is substantially healthier than the typical foods and organic eggs.

    01.01.2015