Diabetic Retinopathy is a diabetic complication that affects the eye. The Diabetic retinopathy has no symptoms or no mild vision problem. Diabetic retinopathy is caused by damage to blood vessels in the tissues at the back of the eye.
In the Ayurveda, diabetic Retinopathy are a disease of Dristipatala (retina) and complication of long-standing uncontrolled diabetes which may occur due to defective metabolism and endocrine dysfunction.
Diabetic retinopathy is well controlled by ayurvedic treatment and ayurvedic medicines not only reverse the blood clot formed in the retina but also give the strengthen to metabolic function that further reduces the chances of blood leakage. The major procedures done for Ayurvedic treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy are as follows –