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Diabetic? Here’s how to Manage Eye Health

People with diabetes are in constant management mode. They must keep blood sugar at a consistent level in order to preserve the functional operations of various parts of the body. The eyes are a particular concern for diabetics, as the tiny blood vessels in ocular tissues and structures such as the retina can sustain damage […]

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Diabetes And Your Eyes

There is a strong connection between diabetes and the health of your eyes. Learn more about common eye conditions that may be affected by diabetes. Eye Infections Diabetes weakens your immune system, which means you can be more prone to eye infections. Wash your hands frequently, avoid touching your eyes, and replace makeup often to […]

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Are You At Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy?

Diabetic retinopathy, by and large, happens when the blood vessels in your retina are damaged resulting to vision problems. Although it is correct to say that people with diabetes and elevated blood sugar levels are at risk for diabetic retinopathy, we often educate our patients here at our Ohio cataract center that there are specific […]

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Eye Care for People with Diabetes

If you are recently diagnosed with diabetes, you may be surprised why health care professionals seem to make  too much fuss about eye care. Why bother when your vision is perfectly stable? The answer is that diabetes brings a lot of potentially devastating problems including cataract, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy. While these conditions are treatable, […]

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