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4 EYE CONDITIONS PEOPLE WITH DIABETES MAY EXPERIENCE 

Published By MintGenie Team | 05 Dec, 2023

Diabetes and Eye Conditions

You can lose your vision if you have diabetes! yes, you heard it right. In fact, diabetes stands as a major cause of blindness in adults aged 20 to 74.
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Vision Complications of Diabetes

Diabetes-associated eye conditions are leading contributors to adult blindness. 
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Here are some eye conditions individuals with diabetes might experience:
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Blurry Vision

Don't purchase new glasses if experiencing sudden blurriness as it might relate to high blood sugar affecting lens swelling and vision.
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Cataract

A cloudy lens indicates the formation of cataract that affects vision. Individuals with diabetes are prone to earlier and faster-developing cataracts compared to others.
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Glaucoma

Individuals with diabetes have an increased likelihood of developing a rare condition known as neovascular glaucoma.
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Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy occurs due to harm to tiny blood vessels in the retina, linked to elevated blood sugar levels.
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