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Timely treatment and follow-up care can reduce the risk of blindness in individuals with proliferative retinopathy by 95%.

Facts About Diabetic Retinopathy. http://www.nei.nih.gov/health/diabetic/retinopathy.asp

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Title
Facts About Diabetic Retinopathy
Publisher
National Eye Institute
Authors
National Eye Institute
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