Of Diabetic Retinopathy and other Diabetes Related Eye Problems
Who gets Diabetic Retinopathy?
the presence of diabetes, how well your blood sugar is controlled is a major
factor determining how likely you are to develop diabetic retinopathy with
accompanying vision loss.
high blood pressure (hypertension) has been associated with eye damage related
to diabetes. Also, studies have shown a greater rate of progression of diabetic
retinopathy in diabetic women when they become pregnant.
course, the longer you have diabetes the more likely you are to have vision
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) notes that all diabetics who have the
disease long enough eventually will develop at least some degree of diabetic
retinopathy, though less advanced forms of the eye disease may not lead to
Lasers for Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment