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Preventing & Treating Diabetes-Related Blindness

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Preventing & Treating Diabetes-Related Blindness

EARLY DIAGNOSIS IS KEY

Diabetes is a leading cause of impaired vision and blindness. Unfortunately, diabetes-related eye disease, even in its late stages, can often have no symptoms, making early detection and timely treatment crucial to preventing vision loss.

Come hear board-certified retinal specialist Dr. Geeta Lalwani describe eye problems that can develop from diabetes and how to lower your risk. She will then review the latest treatments for reducing or halting vision loss.