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A 48-year-old member asked:

I have diabetes type 1 and blurry vision. will it go away on its own?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 36 years experience
Depends: If the blurred vision is due to blood sugars being out of control, then getting them in control will solve it. If you are in control, then call an ophthalmologist for an appointment.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

One sign of diabetes is blurry vision. How does this work?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Keshav Narain
Retinal Surgery 31 years experience
Get a retinal exam: Diabetes can cause many problems with the vision. These include blurring of the vision due to swelling in the retina. In the later stages, vision deteriorates due to bleeding from abnormal new vessels. If left untreated, scarring will damage the retina and vision will be irreversibly damaged. Early diagnosis and treatment leads to better outcomes. I would see an ophthalmologist and have oct.
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Dr. Mitchell Vogel
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
This can be a presenting sign, caused by fluctuations in your blood sugar. See your medical doctor and eye doctor for further care.
Apr 7, 2013
Last updated Apr 23, 2013


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