Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of Diabetes that occurs inside the eye which results from damages to the blood vessels of the eye caused by rise and fluctuation of blood sugar levels. The fundus exam often reveal leaking blood vessels and bleeding that can result in permanent vision loss and blindness if left untreated. It is crucial that Diabetic patients get their eyes examined annually or sooner if indicated. Many of the signs and symptoms cannot be detected without a comprehensive eye exam from your eye doctor.