Diabetic retinopathy

October 1, 2009

Defining "Blindness"

Definitions of the term "blindness." Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy can cause legal blindness and usually not complete blindness.
October 5, 2009

Severe Loss of Vision from Diabetes is DECREASING!

Severe vision loss in patients with diabetes has declined dramatically over the past 25 years.
October 13, 2009

Diabetes – A Disease of Blood Vessels, Especially in the Eye

Diabetes can be approached as a disease that affects blood vessels. This is true in diabetic peripheral neuropathy, kidney disease and diabetic retinopathy.
October 14, 2009

Diabetes Unlikely to Cause Blindness

Diabetics should not worry about the sudden development of blindness. Blindness is statistically unlikely, and if at risk, a patient has a great chance of maintaining lifelong useful vision.