A Comprehensive Approach to Diabetic Retinopathy Prevention and Management

Diabetic retinopathy, a common and potentially vision-threatening complication of diabetes, poses a significant threat to the eyesight of millions worldwide. When our bodies struggle to manage blood sugar effectively, the persistent hyperglycemia can wreak havoc on the tiny blood vessels in the retina, leading to their weakening and propensity to leak or rupture. Over time, this can result in bleeding, scarring, and severe vision impairment, with blindness as the most feared outcome.