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”

Bleeding in your eye

Bleeding inside your eye can indicate an underlying systemic condition!   Blood work-up is necessary, as well as a consult with your primary care physician. 

Diabetes in the Eye

What is diabetic eye disease? Diabetic eye disease can affect the retina, macula, lens and the optic nerve. Diabetic retinopathy affects blood vessels in the light-sensitive tissue called the retina that lines the back of the eye. It is the most common cause of vision loss among people with diabetes and the leading cause ofContinue reading “Diabetes in the Eye”