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Diabetic retinopathy prevention

Diabetic Retinopathy is a direct result of damage to the blood supply of your eyes. This can result in blockages, blood leakage or localised swelling, which can all affect your vision.

Diabetes is now leading cause of preventable blindness in Australia. Don’t risk something as precious as your eyesight!

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Common symptoms of diabetic retinopathy 

  • blurred vision

  • double vision 

  • difficulty seeing well at night

  • problems with balance 

  • increased sensitivity to glare


Here are few tips for preventing diabetic retinopathy

  • All diabetics or pre-diabetic patients should have a full eye examination every 12 months

  • Regularly visit your GP

  • Record your blood sugar level

  • Balance diet and regular exercise 

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