proliferative diabetic retinopathy

July 23, 2009

Why Diabetics Need to Get Eye Exams

Diabetics need regular annual eye exams regardless of symptoms. Diabetic retinopathy can cause no symptoms, blurry vision or blindness.
September 3, 2009

Successful Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy

Treatments for proliferative diabetic retinopathy are usually successful.
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.
November 9, 2009

Diabetes and Retinal Detachments

Though uncommon, diabetic retinal detachments can cause severe loss of vision and blindness. It is, usually, a preventable disease.