Diabetes can lead to cataracts, glaucoma, paralysis of the nerves that control of the eye muscles or pupil and decreased corneal sensitivity. Diabetic patients should get their eyes examined every year.
Do you, or someone you love contend daily with diabetes? Then you know diabetes is one of the most common and incurable diseases related to blood sugar levels. When sugar levels get high, it causes a wide range of unwelcome side effects. Whether you're dealing with Diabetes type 1 or type 2 (adult onset diabetes), either can cause long term damage to many parts of your body including your vision. Did you know diabetes can cause vision problems that can lead to blindness if ignored?
Diabetic retinopathy includes retinal detachment, vitreous hemorrhages and even blindness. For this reason, Optometrists recommend a routine eye exam for diabetic patients. These tests can ensure you aren’t already in the early stages of diabetic retinopathy. The longer you have had diabetes, the higher your risk of diabetic retinopathy. Routine eye exams can track its spreading.
Diabetic patients with high blood pressure are at higher risks of diabetic retinopathy. We are a leading ophthalmology, cataract and vitreoretinal clinic. Providing a wide range of surgical procedures including: surgical retina, medical retina and complex cataract surgery. We also offer screening services, treatments and surgery to patients with diabetic retinopathy.
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