Connection Between Diabetes and Blindness

Date: 2012-07-13
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In Southeast Asia, the number of diabetics is increasing frequently amongst all age groups (young to old). A person diagnosed for diabetes has greater possibility of developing eye problems in future. Therefore, a diabetic person is advised to visit an eye specialist once in a year for the eye checkup.Diabetes hinders the blood supply to the retina of the eye, make the vessels leaky and pouring the fluid but could be corrected by treatment .Various types of treatment are available to treat the diabetes. An eye specialist can treat the eye problems either by laser or by giving injection as per the defects in the eye.