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Can diabetic retinopathy cause vision loss?

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In the later stages, it can cause permanent loss of vision.

SOURCES:

National Eye Institute: “Facts About Diabetic Eye Disease.”

National Health Service: “Diabetic Retinopathy.”

American Academy of Ophthalmology: “What Is Diabetic Retinopathy?”

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on June 23, 2021

SOURCES:

National Eye Institute: “Facts About Diabetic Eye Disease.”

National Health Service: “Diabetic Retinopathy.”

American Academy of Ophthalmology: “What Is Diabetic Retinopathy?”

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on June 23, 2021

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