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How long does it take for diabetic retinopathy to cause visual damage?

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Dr. Bernard Godley
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
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In brief: At least ten years

Factors that affect the onset of diabetic retinopathy include the degree of blood sugar and blood pressure control and the duration of diabetes.

In brief: At least ten years

Factors that affect the onset of diabetic retinopathy include the degree of blood sugar and blood pressure control and the duration of diabetes.
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: ONCE RETINOPATHY

Starts, the damage is already there, and worsens with time.

In brief: ONCE RETINOPATHY

Starts, the damage is already there, and worsens with time.
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