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Is glaucoma related to diabetes?
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Uncontrolled diabetes can cause neovascular glaucoma, but not in everyone.
There may be an association between primary open angle glaucoma and diabetes but there is conflicting evidence.

In brief: Yes
Uncontrolled diabetes can cause neovascular glaucoma, but not in everyone.
There may be an association between primary open angle glaucoma and diabetes but there is conflicting evidence.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe
When diabetic eye disease becomes very advanced, new blood vessels can grow in the eye.
If they happen to grow on the iris or in the drainage angle this is called neovascular glaucoma and has a guarded prognosis.

In brief: Maybe
When diabetic eye disease becomes very advanced, new blood vessels can grow in the eye.
If they happen to grow on the iris or in the drainage angle this is called neovascular glaucoma and has a guarded prognosis.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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