noun[mass noun] Medicine
Disease of the retina which results in impairment or loss of vision.
- Diabetic retinopathy and neuropathy may be related to too much sorbitol in the cells of the eyes and nerves.
- Persons with any form of diabetes may develop diabetic retinopathy.
- An eye examination is called for once a year to ensure that diabetes has not resulted in retinopathy, which could lead to blindness.
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