Diabetic retinopathy refers to diabetes-related complications in the retina, It is a progressive disease and its symptoms in the eyes can vary from non-vision threatening to vision loss, and it can lead to permanent damage to the neuronal retinal tissue. The irreversible nature of the damage suggests that prevention of diabetes by eliminating risk factors and early screening are the cornerstone of relevant treatment to stop or limit visual damage in those patients.

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