Smoking is bad, I don’t have to tell you that, you know it, your next door neighbor knows it, everyone knows it. But, did you know that in the list of terrible things that can happen to you if you smoke is vision lost?
Diabetic Retinopathy is an eye disease caused by diabetes and it includes both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. It affects the small blood vessels of the retina at the back of your eye. An early diagnosis and treatment can prevent up to 98% of severe vision loss
A healthy retina is necessary for good vision. For diabetic retinopathy patient, at first they may notice no changes to the vision. But over time, diabetic retinopathy can get worse and cause vision loss. It usually affects both eyes.