The author is not sure whether or not it was a good thing that it took them twenty two years to hear from their ophthalmologist well and that they should come back in six months for a check up. However the doctor discovered tiny bleeds in the eye but not to particularly worry because she has seen the eyes of people with diabetic retinopathy look way worse than this.
- As most of you know, yearly dilated eye exams are recommended for all of us with non-functioning islet cells.
- She even went so far as to say that without the retinal photography scanner, she probably wouldn’t have even seen the bleeds.
- But still, just the fact that I have more of them is disconcerting, no matter how innocuous they turn out to be.
“Dr. B kept telling me over and over how tiny these bleeds were, how there wasn’t anything to worry about, how the eyes of people who do have diabetic retinopathy look “way worse” than mine. She even went so far as to say that without the retinal photography scanner, she probably wouldn’t have even seen the bleeds.”