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Diabetic retinopathy

Summary of Diabetic retinopathy
Diabetic retinopathy, also known as diabetic eye disease, is when damage occurs to the retina due to diabetes. It can eventually lead to blindness.

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A 52-year-old man with a long-term history of type 2 diabetes comes to the clinic because of progressive vision loss. Fundoscopic examination shows retinal damage due to chronic periods of hyperglycemia. It is noted that he has proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Which of the following is the best treatment option for this patient? 

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