Home > Eye care > Diabetic Eye Exams, FA Imaging Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Mar 17, 2009 by VElner, Views: 6131 Diabetecs commonly have problems with their eyes, including diabetic retinopathy, which can lead to blindness. Dr. Victor Elner, an opthalmologist at the Univ. of Michigan, discusses FA imaging to assess the retina. This type of imaging assesses the metabolic stress on the retina, and may be an early sign of diabetic retinopathy.