Diabetic retinopathy is caused by complications of diabetes. It’s largely symptomless in its early stages, but as it progresses it can cause symptoms like blurred vision, floaters and even vision loss.

Developed with our in-house clinicians, here you’ll find a hub of information that breaks down these symptoms and causes. We’ll help you understand the risk factors of diabetic retinopathy too — from poor control of blood sugar levels to high blood pressure.

For more on diabetic retinopathy, you can find similar content around how it’s detected and diagnosed, as well as information on treatment and prevention.