Can I prevent getting diabetic retinopathy?
By adopting healthy lifestyle habits and keeping diabetes under control you can reduce the risk of getting diabetic retinopathy.
Is diabetic retinopathy curable?
No, early detection and treatment is the best method to prevent vision loss.
What precautions can I take?
Going to the ophthalmologist regularly for eye exams can help to detect diabetic retinopathy before you notice any signs or symptoms.