Knowing more about diabetic macular edema (DME)

This site was created to help patients with diabetes and their caregivers learn more about diabetes, diabetic retinopathy (DR), and diabetic macular edema, also known as DME. Here, you will get the education you and your caregivers need to take active roles in caring for your vision.


Follow Alan’s Journey

Begin the DME journey with Alan as he finds out what is causing the problems with his eyesight, learns about DME, and explores his treatment options.

Meet Alan

Although Alan is not a real patient, he represents
an average patient’s experiences with DME.

Asked Questions

Get answers
to frequently
asked questions.

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Discussion Guide

Review questions for
your eye care doctor

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