Your guide to diabetic eye screening

Series : NHS screening programme

Published : May 2017
Page Length : 6
Format : Booklet DL
Supplier : N/A
Publisher : Public Health England

This publication explains the NHS diabetic eye screening (DES) programme. Diabetic eye screening is important as it helps to prevent sight loss. If someone has diabetes, their eyes are at risk of damage from diabetic retinopathy. Screening can detect the condition early before any changes to vision are noticed.