November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, a great time to spread knowledge about how diabetes can impact your eyesight and your life. Understanding diabetic eye diseases may be more important than ever.
The number of patients with diabetic retinopathy, one of the main eye diseases associated with diabetic eye disease, is expected to double between 2010 and 2050, from 7.7 million to an estimated 14.6 million patients.
With diabetic eye diseases like retinopathy so dramatically on the rise, it’s important to know what retinopathy is, how it can affect you over time, and what you can do to keep your eyes healthy. (more…)