A new technique called photocoagulation is a form a therapy using a laser light. It has been effective in treating diabetic macular edema – swelling – a condition that develops from untreated diabetes. It is more effective and injecting corticosteroids in the eyes and has fewer side effects.
This was reported by researchers after a large two-year study of more than 600 people.
Published: Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 115, p. 1447