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Home » Eye Care Services » Management of Ocular Diseases » Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment
Diabetic retinopathy involves swelling, leaking or abnormal growth of blood vessels in or near the retina. There are multiple stages to this disease, the earliest of which may not present any symptoms you can see.
 
Symptoms you can see include dark or black spots in your vision that increase over time, or severely blurred vision due to bleeding within the eye.
 
That’s why comprehensive eye exams are so important when thinking about diabetes and eye sight—both type 1 and type 2 diabetics are at risk for developing diabetic retinopathy, and the longer you have diabetes, the more likely you are to develop some form of the disease.
 
Treatments for diabetic retinopathy include replacement of the inner gel inside the eye (called a vitrectomy) and different kinds of laser surgery. A recent clinical trial also suggested that better control of blood sugar levels slows the onset and progression of the disease in many patients.
 
 
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Hello Friends.

I am happy to announce my retirement effective May 29, 2021.  Starting June 14th, your records are being transferred to Dr. Chandra Williams at River City Vision Center located at 12961 North Main St. #203, Jacksonville, FL, 32218. 

Her phone number is (904)696-2027.  You will also still be able to call my phone number on your prescription cards and it will transfer to her office. 

Thank you for the privilege of being your eye doctor and getting to know you. 

All the best to you.Adele Paul, O.D.