Research Paper Volume 13, Issue 6 pp 8643—8664

Follistatin-like protein 1 functions as a potential target of gene therapy in proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Retinal fibrosis accelerated after IVB treatment. (A) The fundus photograph shows pre-retinal hemorrhage and fibrosis in the macula and optic disc regions of the retina, a circular proliferative membrane presence before IVB treatment. (B) Retinal fibrosis was obviously accelerated post-IVB treatment. The arrows indicate the progression of pre-retinal membrane fibrosis compared to pretreatment conditions.

Figure 1. Retinal fibrosis accelerated after IVB treatment. (A) The fundus photograph shows pre-retinal hemorrhage and fibrosis in the macula and optic disc regions of the retina, a circular proliferative membrane presence before IVB treatment. (B) Retinal fibrosis was obviously accelerated post-IVB treatment. The arrows indicate the progression of pre-retinal membrane fibrosis compared to pretreatment conditions.