When diabetes affects your eyes

What is diabetic eye disease? Diabetic eye disease can affect many parts of the eye, including the retina, macula, lens and the optic nerve. Diabetic retinopathy affects blood vessels in the retina that lines the back of the eye. It is the most common cause of vision loss among people with diabetes and the primary causeContinue reading “When diabetes affects your eyes”

Diabetic Eye Examinations

If you have diabetes, a dilated eye exam is recommended! Diabetic retinopathy is an eye complication of uncontrolled diabetes.  It’s caused by damage to the blood vessels of the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye (retina).  Diabetic retinopathy may cause no symptoms or only mild vision problems.  But if the retinopathy is notContinue reading “Diabetic Eye Examinations”