PREVIOUS QUESTION:

 

NEXT QUESTION:

 

How often should pregnant women with diabetes have their eyes checked for diabetic retinopathy?

ANSWER

Pregnant women with diabetes should have a comprehensive eye exam during the first trimester and close follow-up with an eye doctor during pregnancy. (This does not apply to women who develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy.)

SOURCE: American Diabetes Association.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on February 15, 2020

SOURCE: American Diabetes Association.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on February 15, 2020

NEXT QUESTION:

How can you prevent eye damage (diabetic retinopathy) if you have diabetes?

WAS THIS ANSWER HELPFUL

"ALEXA, ASK WEBMD"

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

    This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.

    Other Answers On: