Diabetes Retinal Screening

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All people aged 12 and over with diabetes (type 1 and 2) are offered annual eye screening appointments.

The only exceptions are people with eye disease who are already under the care of an ophthalmology specialist. Diabetic Eye Screening is NHS annual screening programme and its part of your annual check. Please speak to your GP or nurse to get referral.

More information about diabetic eye screening is available on the NHS website.

More information about local diabetic eye screening services are available below.

Bedfordshire and Luton

For information about ophthalmology services offered by Bedfordshire Hospitals, visit their Ophthalmology website. .

Milton Keynes

Information about the diabetic eye screening programme offered at Milton Keynes University NHS Foundation Trust Hospital.

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