Diabetic eye issues like retinopathy might not show symptoms in early stages, but can lead to vision impairment, even blindness.1
Annual exams may help detect vision issues before symptoms appear. An annual exam is 100% covered with many Humana plans and supplemental vision benefits through EyeMed, when an in-network provider is used.
Here’s a simulation of how diabetic retinopathy can affect vision.
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* When using the Provider Locator, choose the “Select” network unless your plan originates in Puerto Rico, in which case, choose the “Access” network.
“Facts About Diabetic Eye Disease,” National Eye Institute, last accessed April 5, 2018, https://nei.nih.gov/health/diabetic/retinopathy (link opens in new window).
“Learn the Facts About Diabetic Retinopathy,” National Institutes of Health, last accessed March 29, 2018, https://nei.nih.gov/sites/default/files/nehep-pdfs/NEI_DR_Infographic.pdf (link opens in new window).
“Eye Care,” National Eye Institute, last accessed April 2, 2018, http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/complications/eye-complications/eye-care.html (link opens in new window).
This communication doesn’t guarantee benefits and doesn’t indicate all services received will be covered by your plan. Please refer to your Evidence of Coverage or call Member Services at the number on the back of your Humana member ID card for more details.
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