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what kind of doctor examines eyes for vision problems?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Eye doctors.: ophthalmologist or optometrist.

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A 60-year-old female asked:

How often does a diabetic need eyes checkd and if there are vision problems before next appt time should let it go?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Depends: Diabetics with no history of eye problems should be checked once yearly. If there is a history of diabetes related eye disease, at least twice yearly. If you are having visual problems at any time you should see the eye doctor immediately, regardless of when the last visit was.

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Last updated May 16, 2015

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