Vitrectomy surgery is sometimes required for advanced stages of proliferative diabetic retinopathy. In general, surgery is reserved for the following diabetic eye conditions:
- Diabetic retinal detachment
- Diabetic vitreous hemorrhage
There are a variety of treatments to treat the various stages of diabetic retinopathy. There is no one single treatment which is best for everyone. A complete dilated eye examination and testing is necessary to customize a treatment for you.