Diabetic RetinopathyComplications

Is Diabetic Retinopathy Curable? + More Qs for Your Eye Doc

Everything you’ll want to ask your ophthalmologist about this surprisingly common condition.

Retinal scan showing diabetic retinopathy
Retinal scan showing diabetic retinopathyiStock
    Renée Bacher

    Renée Bacher

    Renée Bacher has written about her brief stint as a helicopter mom for The New York Times; penned dozens of stories about cognition and the brain for AARP, and covered everything you wanted to know about health for WebMD. Renée also writes profiles of physicians with interesting hobbies for MedPage Today, and covers new research for medical trade publications that include The Rheumatologist and ENTtoday. A wife and mother of three, Renée lives in Louisiana where she has fostered more than 100 shelter dogs and occasionally blogs about it at