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How can I be tested for diabetic retinopathy?

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If you have diabetes, you should see an ophthalmologist every year. The doctor can check for signs of diabetic retinopathy that can't be seen during a basic eye exam. It's important to catch this condition early to prevent vision loss or even blindness.

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American Diabetes Association.

American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on April 29, 2021

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American Diabetes Association.

American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on April 29, 2021

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