Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science; Director of the Retina and Macula Service
Diabetic Eye Care and Retinopathy
The Yale Eye Center provides a comprehensive program for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic eye disease. Focal laser surgery, or photocoagulation, is utilized to treat retinopathy at the advanced stages. Vitrectomy is performed to restore vision by removing hemorrhaged areas and to repair retinal detachment.