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What happens when you have diabetic retinopathy once and get it again?

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Dr. Samuel Barone
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Retina damage

It is rare for diabetic retinopathy to go away completely once it has been diagnosed.
Treatment of the retina with laser or medications, in addition to good blood sugar and blood pressure control, can stabilize the disease process. Worsening of diabetic retinopathy is usually an indication of poor systemic control of the diabetes, and can lead to damage of retinal tissue and vision loss.

In brief: Retina damage

It is rare for diabetic retinopathy to go away completely once it has been diagnosed.
Treatment of the retina with laser or medications, in addition to good blood sugar and blood pressure control, can stabilize the disease process. Worsening of diabetic retinopathy is usually an indication of poor systemic control of the diabetes, and can lead to damage of retinal tissue and vision loss.
Dr. Samuel Barone
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: IT NEVER WENT AWAY

To begin with. Once you develop it, its there for the long run.

In brief: IT NEVER WENT AWAY

To begin with. Once you develop it, its there for the long run.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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