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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.Read more →
Screening is an effective way of detecting diabetic retinopathy as soon as possible.
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A toolkit and campaign to raise awareness of how annual eye screening can help prevent sight loss caused by diabetes.Read more →
The Essex Diabetic Eye Screening Programme serves 108,000 people with diabetes across the county. Once people have been referred to the programme by their General Practice, we are responsible for inviting people for and carrying out all aspects of screening, including grading and referring to the Hospital Eye Services as required.
On the Government website are all the diabetic eye screening national leaflets for your information: