DIABETIC RETINOPATHY

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Diabetes is one of the most common diseases in our society today. Vision loss from Diabetes is a well known and feared phenomenon. Usually, vision loss is from bleeding in the eye. A yearly screening exam is very important for all diabetics including children who are diabetic. It is critical thatdiabetic patients who have any change in vision get checked immediately for diabetic complications in their eye.

Symptoms of diabetes in the eye can range from no symptoms at all to absolute vision loss. A dilated exam from your surgeon at the Washington Eye Institute can easily determine if diabetes is affecting your eye.

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