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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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