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Is diabetes associated with cataracts?

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Dr. Mehdi Ghajar
Ophthalmology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes sometimes

While cataracts happen as a result of aging primarily it can result out of poorly controlled diabetes mellitus especially the kind called posterior subcapsular cataracts which tend to be seen more in younger and either diabetic patients or patients on steroids.

In brief: Yes sometimes

While cataracts happen as a result of aging primarily it can result out of poorly controlled diabetes mellitus especially the kind called posterior subcapsular cataracts which tend to be seen more in younger and either diabetic patients or patients on steroids.
Dr. Mehdi Ghajar
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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Cataracts are definitely associated with diabetes, as is glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.

In brief: Yes

Cataracts are definitely associated with diabetes, as is glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.
Dr. Tim Conrad
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