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Diabetic Retinopathy

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Diabetic Retinopathy

What is a Diabetic Eye Exam?

While it is well known that diabetes can cause complications like cardiovascular disease or kidney damage, the relationship between diabetes and the eyes isn’t talked about as often. But it’s important to be aware that diabetes can put patients at an increased risk for developing dangerous eye conditions, collectively known as diabetic eye disease. Regular

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Diabetic Retinopathy

How To Keep Your Eyes Healthy By Maintaining Your Blood Pressure

Having a healthy blood pressure level is an important part of reducing your risk of developing vision problems, such as hypertensive retinopathy or optic neuropathy. Some of these conditions can be hard to catch early on, which puts you at even greater risk of vision loss. The following lifestyle tips can help you adopt healthier

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3 Ways Diabetes Affects Your Vision

Did you know that 60 percent of people with diabetes skip their annual eye exam? While it’s important to take care of your eyes at any point in time, it’s even more crucial if you have diabetes. Diabetes and vision clearly correlate. Meaning the disease has the potential to lead to crippling eye conditions that

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