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Diabetic retinopathy what is it?
Diabetic retinopathy what is it?

Diabetic retinopathy is caused when diabetes affects the small blood vessels in the retina, the part of the eye that acts rather like a film in a camera.

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What is diabetic eye screening?
What is diabetic eye screening?

Screening is an effective way of detecting diabetic retinopathy as soon as possible.


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What to bring to your appointment
What to bring to your appointment

Bring your appointment confirmation letter with consent form on the reverse side. Bring all your usual spectacles with you.

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Mobilisation Survey
Mobilisation Survey

This survey is for anyone to give feedback on our mobilisation of the new Berkshire Diabetic Eye Screening Programme.

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What is diabetic eye screening?

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Profile of diabetic eye screening

The Berkshire Diabetic Eye Screening Programme serves almost 45,000 patients with diabetes across Berkshire.

Once patients have been referred to the programme by their General Practice, the programme is responsible for inviting people for and carrying out all aspects of screening, including grading and referring to the Hospital Eye Services as required.

 

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