Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy is the leaking of retinal blood vessels occurring in advanced long-term diabetics and affecting the macula or the entire retina and vitreous. While not all diabetics develop retinal changes, the likelihood of retinopathy increases the longer a person has diabetes.

Effects of Diabetic Retinopathy

  • Discomfort Glare Sensitivity
  • Decreased Contrast Sensitivity
  • Blurred Vision
  • Dazzling Glare Sensitivity
  • Unimpaired Peripheral Vision