Most of the time, diabetic retinopathy has no symptoms until major bleeding occurs in the eye. Therefore, everyone with diabetes should have regular eye exams.Symptoms of non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy include
Gradual vision loss. Symptoms of proliferative diabetic retinopathy symptoms include
Floaters- Floaters are dark spots that appear to float in the vision.
Vision loss- In some cases, the vision loss is so severe that a person can only distinguish light from dark. Some people have trouble seeing at night.
Hemorrhage in the eye- Heavy bleeding in the eye may occur during sleep