How is Diabetes related to eye problems?

Usually, a person can have many eye problems, but some eye problems can arise due to diabetes. If you are a diabetic patient, this can have serious consequences for your eyes in the form of blurred vision, cataracts, glaucoma, and retinopathy if left unchecked.

It can cause partial or complete blindness in young adults. Nevertheless, strict control of your blood sugar will prove to be effective in preventing eye complications in the long term.

Hyperglycemia means that high blood sugar levels distort the normal balance of forces that cause blood to stay in capillaries (small connectors to blood vessels). As a result, fluid begins to flow out or the capillaries get blocked.

In this article, Dr. Shobhan Pounikar will tell you how eye diseases are related to diabetes and what types of symptoms you can face.

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