Diabetic Retinopathy


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1. Macular edema is treated with which type of laser surgery?

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Macular edema is treated with focal laser surgery. Your doctor places up to several hundred small laser burns in the areas of retinal leakage surrounding the macula. These burns slow the leakage of fluid and reduce the amount of fluid in the retina.