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Diabetic Retinopathy: Am I at Risk?

If you have diabetes type 1 or 2, you are at risk for getting diabetic retinopathy. This condition affects the eyes and can range anywhere from unnoticeable to severe. Your risk of having diabetic retinopathy increases depending on the type of diabetes you have, how long you’ve had it, the frequency at which your blood […]

Diabetic Retinopathy Boca Raton, FL

Blood Sugar and Blurry Vision

Individuals who live with the challenge of managing blood sugar face the potential for numerous health conditions. The inability to produce and use insulin sufficiently is a metabolic problem that we know as diabetes. As experienced eye doctors in Boca Raton, we are aware of the various eye diseases that may occur secondary to diabetes, […]

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Your eye doctor is key to controlling this diabetes complication

One of the many complications of diabetes is the damage the disease can cause to vision. Called diabetic retinopathy, the condition causes damage to the blood vessels of the retina and can develop in type 1 and 2 diabetes patients. The longer you have diabetes (and the less controlled your blood sugar), the more likely […]

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Saving your vision from diabetic retinopathy

Diabetes is a condition that keeps the body for being able to use and store sugar properly, causing too much sugar to be circulating in the blood. This can create many serious health problems and damage organs throughout the body, including our precious eyes. Diabetic retinopathy Diabetes damages the blood vessels in the retina, causing […]