Diabetic Macular Edema

Can Vision Loss from Diabetic Macular Edema Be Reversed?

With early diagnosis and treatment, some patients with DME can improve the quality of their vision.

Frank Siringo, M.D., O.D., chief of vitreoretinal diseases and surgery at Omni Eye Specialists in Denver, explains how vision loss can be reversed in diabetic macular edema. In fact, about two-thirds of patients can have their vision restored.

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