Mrs. Malhotra looked at her son as he sat quietly playing with his toys. A year ago, she would not have believed her eyes. She and her husband had been at their wit’s end dealing with their son’s naughtiness. And then a visit to the family doctor brought a sea of change in their lives. The verdict: their son suffered from diabetes. Mrs. Malhotra gradually saw her naughty son becoming quieter as he struggled to grapple with the daily doses of insulin injections and the regular blood sugar tests.
The retina refers to the eye's inner lining, a part of the eye that contains light-sensitive tissues. Its major role is to help in vision generation by sending light signals to the brain. In some patients, the retinal tissue start thinning and breaking down overtime at certain locations.