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Is there a link between insulin resistance and vision loss?

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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not by itself

The strongest link is between elevated or fluctuating blood sugars and blurred vision.
Unstable blood sugars cause fluid shifts in the eye's lens which in turn causes vision instability. Prolonged high blood sugar can cause damage to the small blood vessels in the film layer (retina), which can lead to permanent vision loss.

In brief: Not by itself

The strongest link is between elevated or fluctuating blood sugars and blurred vision.
Unstable blood sugars cause fluid shifts in the eye's lens which in turn causes vision instability. Prolonged high blood sugar can cause damage to the small blood vessels in the film layer (retina), which can lead to permanent vision loss.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Association

Perhaps indirectly.
Insulin resistance is associated with diabetes mellitus and of course, diabetes may lead to a variety of complications which result in vision loss.

In brief: Association

Perhaps indirectly.
Insulin resistance is associated with diabetes mellitus and of course, diabetes may lead to a variety of complications which result in vision loss.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
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