/assets/docs/389090.jpg" alt="" width="80%" height="auto" />

Diabetic Eye

Diabetic Eye

Diabetic eye


Diabetes can cause diabetic retinopathy, which is an eye disease. It can lead to severe vision loss or even blindness.

It is most common in people with diabetes who do not have good blood sugar control. Blood vessels in the retina are damaged by high blood sugar levels.

Swelling results from the leakage of these damaged blood vessels.

Abnormal new blood vessels may begin to grow on the retina as the disease progresses. They are delicate and frequently bleed inside your eye or cause scarring.


Diabetic retinopathy can go undetected for a long time. In its early stages, it often has no symptoms.

As the disease progresses and symptoms appear, you may notice the following:


You can take steps to prevent diabetes-related vision loss:

Even if you don't have any vision problems, you should get regular eye exams. During the early stages of diabetic retinopathy, the majority of people have no symptoms. This is when treatment is most effective. According to the American Diabetes Association:


Keep your blood sugar and blood pressure levels within the target range to prevent the condition from worsening.

Other diabetic retinopathy treatments include:

You Might Also Enjoy...

Premenstrual Syndrome

Premenstrual syndrome, also known as PMS, is a disorder that 3 out of 4 menstruating women experience during their 20’s and 30’s. This consists of irritability, tension, and depression several days before the period begins.

How to Lower Cholesterol for Vegetarians

Cholesterol is given a lot of negative connotations for one’s health, but cholesterol is not entirely a villain; instead, our bodies need cholesterol for various functions like hormone production, Vitamin D absorption, and cell membrane formation.

Have your eyes checked at 40

Even if you don't have any vision problems, the American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends an eye disease screening at 40. Early signs of disease, such as vision changes, may appear at this time.

COVID-19: The New Do’s and Don’ts for Mask Use

On 5/13/2021 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced a new guideline regarding the use of a mask during the pandemic. It was based on several studies with fully vaccinated individuals which strongly suggested that those individuals have a very...