Blindness caused by diabetic retinopathy a concern

Andrew Chounding
By Andrew Chounding
Updated December 4 2021 - 5:05am, first published 12:00am
Ophthalmologist identifies four major eye issues to look out for

Tasmanians diagnosed with diabetes are at greater risk of irreversible damage to their eyes, with diabetic retinopathy the most concerning eye condition faced by Tasmanians.

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Andrew Chounding

Andrew Chounding

Journalist & Health Reporter, The Examiner

An experienced multi-platform journalist focusing on the issues that impact health in Tasmania. With a background in social research and public policy, health reporting for Andrew is about ensuring the best health outcomes for the Northern Tasmanian community. Contact Andrew at: andrew.chounding@examiner.com.au or 0437 358 262