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What does PDR stand for?

PDR stands for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

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In cases of severe proliferative diabetic retinopathy, new blood vessels may grow on the surface of the iris, causing neovascular glaucoma, a particularly severe form of glaucoma.
2 million have diabetic retinopathy, and in 675,000 of them, it progresses to its most severe form, proliferative diabetic retinopathy in which abnormal -- and leaky blood vessels intrude into the eyeball's clear vitreous gel, causing retinal traction and bleeding that results in decreased sight.
CHICAGO -- Intravitreal pegaptanib appeared to induce regression of proliferative diabetic retinopathy in a small pilot study presented at the annual scientific sessions of the American Diabetes Association.