Advanced Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic retinopathy series

TRD ( Tractional retinal detachment )

TRD is seen in advanced stages of diabetic eye disease.

Fibrovascular structures gradually develops over the surface of retina, which starts contracting and pulling the retina.

Diagnosis - Made clinically by a Retina specialist .

Management - Small focal tractions can be observed on regular followups.

Massive TRDs are managed with Vitrectomy with Membrane dissection /delamination with endolaser.