Diabetes is a disease that affects every part of the body, including the eyes. Diabetic retinopathy is a leading cause of blindness in the Unites States. Often there are no symptoms in the early stages of diabetic retinopathy. Come and hear Dr. Tracy Schauer talk about diabetes and the effects on the eye. Learn what you can do to help prevent this sight threatening complication of diabetes.
Diabetes comes with a slew of complications, including eye diseases. In fact, diabetes is a leading cause of blindness in the U.S. The three major eye ocular complications that can be caused by diabetes are diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, and glaucoma. If you are concerned about diabetes and eye problems, it is important to schedule an eye exam to better understand these three major complications.