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Diabetes Eye Screening Programs    

MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center and MGH Revere HealthCare Center now offer Diabetes Eye Screening Programs on site!

Diabetes can harm your vision.

The top right picture shows an image of two boys as seen with normal vision. The picture below shows the same image as viewed by a person who has diabetic retinopathy.

an image as seen by a person with normal vision


People with diabetes should have their eyes checked once a year for complications related to their disease.

MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center and MGH Revere HealthCare Center make it easy for our patients with diabetes to get their eyes checked at the same place they receive their primary care!

image seen by a person with diabetic retinopathy

  (photos courtesy of the National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health)  


Patients must have a referral from their Primary Care Physician to make an appointment for an eye screening.

Referrals for Chelsea Health Center may be faxed to: 617-887-3704.


Most insurances will cover this eye screening. However it is the patient's responsibility to contact their insurance to make sure it is covered.


Chelsea HealthCare Center:

151 Everett Avenue, Chelsea, MA 02150

Revere HealthCare Center:

300 Ocean Avenue, Revere, MA 02151

For questions or to make an appointment:

For more information, please contact:

Chelsea HealthCare Center: 617-887-4149

Revere HealthCare Center: 781-485-6000



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