10 doctors weighed in:

How often should I check my eyes for diabetes problems?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology
8 doctors agree

In brief: Once a year

Yearly checks are fine unless you are diagnosed with retinopathy.
Then twice a year or more depending on the severity.

In brief: Once a year

Yearly checks are fine unless you are diagnosed with retinopathy.
Then twice a year or more depending on the severity.
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
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Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Once a year

If your vision seems to be changing a lot or you already have some problems with your eyes due to diabetes, you may need to be seen more frequently.
The general rule of thumb is that diabetics should have their eyes checked once a year though.

In brief: Once a year

If your vision seems to be changing a lot or you already have some problems with your eyes due to diabetes, you may need to be seen more frequently.
The general rule of thumb is that diabetics should have their eyes checked once a year though.
Dr. Lonna Larsh
Dr. Lonna Larsh
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