What is it?

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that involves damage to the blood vessels of the retina. The retina is located in the eye.

What are the symptoms?

Diabetic retinopathy manifests as:

  • Blurry vision.
  • Appearance of floaters in the visual field.
  • Vision distortion.
  • Impaired color vision.
  • Seeing spots.
  • Loss of vision.
  • Eye strain.
  • Headaches.

What to expect?

If you are diagnosed with diabetic retinopathy you can consider discussing the following subjects with your doctor after the initial treatment:

  • How regularly do you have to get your eyes checked?
  • Are there things you can do to better control your blood glucose levels?

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