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A 40-year-old female asked:

I have got a small amount of non centred diabetic macula edema to both eyes, and they have said there is no need for treatment at this time, but i have to go back in two months. is it safe during this time? im scared ill go blind?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
If there was a chance of harm your ophth. would not have given you that opinion. Dont worry keep your appointment and see what is found then. Good luck.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Macular edema in diabetics is not unique and many will have consistent findings for years without progressive loss of vision. Control of diabetes is paramount and additional therapeutic intervention is often unnecessary. Follow your doctor's advice. Do discuss if any of your current medications could cause macular edema, just to be safe.
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