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Supporting patients with Diabetic Macular Oedema

Why me?

Diabetic Macular Oedema (DMO) typically affects people who have had diabetes for a number of years and have had trouble controlling their blood sugar levels.

1

Why me?

How will DMO affect my sight?

In its later stages, DMO can affect your sight. Typical symptoms include your central vision becoming blurred, straight lines appearing wavy, blind spots, and changes in the colour, shape or size of familiar objects.

2

How will DMO affect my sight?

What is going on inside my eye?

DMO occurs due to physical changes in the back of your eye caused by blood vessels being damaged by the effects of diabetes.

3

What’s going on inside my eye?

Are there any treatments?

There are a number of medical treatments that can help improve your DMO, as well as various lifestyle changes you can make to improve your overall health.

4

Are there any treatments?

5

What can I do to help?

Use these resources to understand your condition, take action and have better conversations with your doctor.

Understand what DMO is and how it can affect your sight

Understand all the available treatment options

How to get professional help

What to expect from treatment

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  • Personalised DMO management
  • Treatment plans
  • Goal setting and progress tracking
  • Appointment reminders
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Key patient resources

Understand where you are and what you need to do

Use our checklists to prepare for appointments

See what most DMO patients want to know about

An easy-to-understand guide to the medical terms

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Date of preparation - October 2019 | Item code number - PP-EYL-AU-0010-1