What is Diabetic Retinopathy?
Diabetic retinopathy is a common side effect of diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy causes hemorrhages or the growth of unwanted blood vessels on the retina. With this condition, the blood vessels of your eyes become weakened. They can also swell and leak fluid into the retina. If left untreated, this condition will negatively affect your vision and lead to total vision loss.
Preventing Diabetic Retinopathy
Diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness. The battle for diabetic retinopathy treatment begins with regular health exams. For the best care, clearly see the difference with Infinite Eye Care.
Diabetic Eye Health Exams
Because this condition is so severe, it’s essential to have a diabetic retinopathy exam if you have diabetes. A health exam from Infinite Eye Care can monitor your retinas for any changes and help preserve your vision.
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