Keep an Eye Out for Diabetic Retinopathy

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Diabetic retinopathy involves the changes for the blood vessels in your eye due to the high sugars that are in your body from diabetes, if you're a diabetic and you notice changes to your vision, a blurred vision, or alterations of your vision, or floaters black spots, it is essential that you have your eyes examined by an care professional.

One of the challenges with diabetic retinopathy is that you may not have any symptoms during the earliest stages, which is why we recommend that you have an annual eye examination if you have been diagnosed with any form of diabetes. In the most advanced stages you may have symptoms such as floaters, cob webs, or decreased vision. If you do have those symptoms, you should definitely go to an care provider very soon. In the later stages often things can be treated. However, they cannot completely be reversed. This makes it really essential to help to prevent the formation of diabetic retinopathy by controlling your blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol.