A 44-year-old male asked:
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optometrist says left eye lense is opaque. cannot see fundus picture, pupils small. diabetic for 17 years. need to see opthamologist.

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Dr. Stan Coleman
62 years experience Ophthalmology
Exam: Absolutely see an ophthalmologist. Especially for diabetic check of retina and if opaque view is a cataract.
Answered on Feb 26, 2018
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