A 40-year-old member asked:
Can epoetin cause vision changes in a hemodialysis patient with diabetic retinopathy?
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Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Depends: Dialysis can change the osmolarity of blood. The osmolarity of the jelly like substance inside the eye and lens can also change. These changes create a flux of fluid out of these tissues. These changes the anatomy of this lens system. So prescription of eye changes. These changes are temporary and not occur each time of dialysis or everyone.
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Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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