Diabetes is one of the leading causes of eye complications. Many eye diseases silently attack vision, leaving no symptoms and no warning until it is too late. Don't get caught off guard. Get a glimpse at the progression of some common eye diseases using the vision simulator and then be sure to schedule your next eye appointment today!
*Note: Not all people will experience an eye disease in the same way. These simulators display the typical progression of various eye diseases but progression may be unique to the individual. For more information, ask your doctor.
Click on a simulator to see eye disease progression.
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