Diabetic eye disease is a diabetes complication that affects eyes. It’s caused by damage to the blood vessels of the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye (retina). The condition can develop in anyone who has type 1 or type 2 diabetes. The longer you have diabetes and the less controlled your blood sugar is, the more likely you are to develop this eye complication.
What causes diabetic eye disease?
Chronically high blood sugar from diabetes is associated with damage to the tiny blood vessels in the retina, leading to diabetic eye disease. The retina detects light and converts it to signals sent through the optic nerve to the brain. Diabetic eye disease can cause blood vessels in the retina to leak fluid or hemorrhage (bleed), distorting vision. In its most advanced stage, new abnormal blood vessels proliferate (increase in number) on the surface of the retina, which can lead to scarring and cell loss in the retina.
Diabetic Eye Disease Treatment:
Diabetic eye disease Treatment is to prevent it. Strict control of your blood sugar will significantly reduce the long-term risk of vision loss. Treatment usually won’t cure diabetic eye disease nor does it usually restore normal vision, but it may slow the progression of vision loss. Without treatment, diabetic eye disease progresses steadily from minimal to severe stages. The laser is a very bright, finely f
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