Eye problems due to diabetes by Dr. Shobhan Pounikar

1. Dry eyes:
Most people with diabetes suffer from dry eyes. The sensitivity of the cornea decreases because they are not aware of the dry eyes and cannot get their treatment on time.

2. Cataract:
It is the most common eye disease associated with diabetes. Eyes become blurry due to a layer on the lens of the eye. The blurring of the lens is called a cataract, which affects the light of the eyes.

3. Glaucoma (glazed):
It is linked to an increase in the pressure of fluids in the eye. At first, it may not show any symptoms, but after a long time, due to the pressure on the optic nerve in the eye.

4. Diabetic Retinopathy:
It is the most serious eye disease associated with diabetes and also the most common cause of blindness in the elderly. Diabetic retinopathy affects the eyes and may not cause initial symptoms.

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