Diabetes is a disease that affects the amount of sugar in the blood, and can also cause cataracts. Cataracts cloud the eye’s naturally clear lens, and diabetics are more likely to develop this condition that impairs your vision. Columbus Ophthalmology Associates specializes in eye care for patients with diabetes, and the following video with Dr. McHale shows how we can help restore your eyesight through cataract surgery.
How can diabetes cause cataracts?
How can you prevent cataracts?
- Monitor your blood sugar levels consistently. Making sure your blood sugar levels are controlled is important in keeping your eyes healthy.
- Regularly have an exam with your ophthalmologist. Our doctors can detect and provide treatments for eye conditions that can affect your vision. Visiting your ophthalmologist regularly can ensure that your vision is being monitored closely.
Want to learn more about how diabetes can affect your vision? Watch COA’s Dr. Hickey discuss it here.