Diabetic Eye Disease (cont.)
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What about surgery for diabetic eye disease?
Surgical treatment of diabetic eye disease most commonly involves treatment of the retina with an argon laser.
Do I need to follow-up with my doctor after being diagnosed with diabetic eye disease?
If you or someone you know has diabetes and mild diabetic eye disease, follow-up examinations with an ophthalmologist every year may be all that is necessary.
If the person has more serious disease, more frequent follow-up appointments with an ophthalmologist are required based on the severity of the disease.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/26/2016
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