Diabetic Retinopathy

No one should ignore

Diabetic retinopathy is caused by Damage to the blood vessels in the tissue at the back of the eye.
  1. Diabetes Are 25 Times More Likely Than Normal Population To Go Blind Due To Diabetic Eye
  2. Disease Or Diabetic Retinopathy 60% Dibetic Can Develop Early Cataracts.
  3. Hence Increasing The Burden Of Preventable Blindness.
  4. Ten Lakh People Die Due To Complications Of Diabetes

Early Stages May Be Silent With Little Or No Symptoms – Silent Killer

If You Notice Any Of The Following Symptoms

  1. Floaters
  2. Blurring Of Vision
  3. Distortion Of Vision

Please Get Dilated Retinal Examination (Funduscopy)

Young I.D.D.M. Patient Can Be Examined After 5 Years Of Diagnosis However In Case Of Poor Metabolic Control Should Be Examined Annualy .

At Diagnosis

  1. No Retinopathy – Annual
  2. Retinopathy – 3 Monthly
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