Diabetes is a medical condition that causes problems with your body processing blood sugars or blood glucose.
People with diabetes can also have problems with their eyes, so it is very important to have extra special eye checks called Diabetic Eye Screening. This test is essential, as it will show any changes in your vision caused by diabetes. If there are any changes to your eyes, early treatment can help stop this from happening and keep you healthy.
Diabetic eye screening should take place once a year and is different from your routine eye test. If you have diabetes, you need to have an eye test and Diabetic Eye Screening.
There is a special eye check for people with diabetes called the NHS Diabetic Eye Screening.