diabetic retinopathy

Taking measures to prevent and manage chronic conditions is an important part of our overall health, especially when it comes to our eyes.

It is well known that smoking is detrimental to your health. Smoking tobacco harms every organ in your body— your eyes included.

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More than 3.77 million Canadians were living with Diabetes in 2020 and this number is expected to rise to nearly 4.89 million by 2030.

Did you know that anyone with type 1 or type 2 diabetes can develop diabetic retinopathy; this occurs when there is a weakening or swelling of the tiny blood vessels in the retina of your eye, resulting in blood leakage, the growth of new blood ve

Over the course of the next nine years, 6.4 million Canadians will be diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. What’s more, one third of Canadians today already have diabetes or prediabetes and many don’t know it.