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A 40-year-old female asked:

If you have to have treatment for diabetic macula edema, do you have to have this for the rest of your life, in order to prevent blindness?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Cases of diabetes vary widely, and treatment is geared to prevent complications and control the illness. Likewise, the outcomes of macular edema vary widely. Strongly urge ongoing followup with an endocrinologist and ophthalmologist indefinitely.
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