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Diabetic retinopathy: monitoring and treatment

Information for people referred from diabetic eye screening (DES) because they need regular monitoring or treatment.


Closer monitoring and treatment of diabetic retinopathy


An explanation of procedures for patients with detected diabetic retinopathy that needs regular monitoring or treatment.

It includes information about:

  • monitoring in a surveillance clinic
  • referral and treatment pathways
  • possible treatments
  • preparing for appointments

You can download and print off an A4 PDF version of this information for people who cannot access the internet.

This information is available in 10 other languages: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Gujarati, Hindi, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian and Urdu.

Contact the PHE Screening helpdesk with any queries about this publication, making sure you include its full title.

Published 30 January 2015
Last updated 26 November 2020 + show all updates
  1. Converted translations into HTML format to improve accessibility.

  2. Added HTML version of document.

  3. Added opt-out and use of personal information wording.

  4. First published.