As some of the features of diabetic retinopathy cannot always be detected through normal eye tests, a common method of detection and diagnosis is through diabetic eye screenings. These appointments are specifically designed to diagnose the condition, taking photographs of the back of the eye.

There’s a lot involved in the detection and diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy, so together with our in-house clinicians, we’ve put together everything you need to know about the tests and technologies used to do this effectively.

We’ll also break down the different stages of diabetic retinopathy from detecting any changes in the eye, using an OCT scan gives a very detailed analysis of these changes, helping the condition to be managed successfully.

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