Diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes, caused by high blood sugar levels damaging the back of the eye (retina). It can cause blindness if left undiagnosed and untreated. However, it usually takes several years for diabetic retinopathy to reach a stage where it could threaten your sight.

Watch the video below, where Dr Haq explains what Diabetic Retinopathy is, and how to manage your condition to ensure that your vision remains the best it can be.