What Is Diabetic Retinopathy?

A man with glasses rubbing his eyes(BlackDoctor) — Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes and a leading cause of
blindness. It occurs when diabetes damages the tiny blood vessels inside the
retina, the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. A healthy retina is
necessary for good vision.

If you have diabetic retinopathy, at first you may notice no changes to your