Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is retinopathy (damage to the retina) caused by complications of diabetes mellitus, which can eventually lead to blindness. It is an ocular manifestation of systemic disease which affects up to 80% of all patients who have had diabetes for 10 years or more. Research indicates that at least 90% of these new cases could be reduced if there was proper and vigilant treatment and monitoring of the eyes.

To find out more about diabetic retinopathy and how Sight Support Derbyshire can help, please contact us on 01332 292 262 or email enquiries@sightsupportderbyshire.org.uk

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