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How can one prevent further cataracts progression due to diabetes and high blood pressure? Because of my diabetes and hypertension, i started to develop nuclear cataracts of my eye lenses in both my eyes. My vision is a little blurry now. My ophthalmologi

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Control blood sugar

Not much you can do except control your blood sugars and high blood pressure.
The cataracts will most likely progress with time. With the diabetes they may progress faster than one without diabetes.

In brief: Control blood sugar

Not much you can do except control your blood sugars and high blood pressure.
The cataracts will most likely progress with time. With the diabetes they may progress faster than one without diabetes.
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: We

We do not yet understand fully what causes cataracts, but we have found an association between cataracts and certain conditions.
Smoking, poor blood sugar control, poor diet and high blood pressure can all contribute to cataract formation. A cataract will generally worsen with age, but improving your sugar control, stopping smoking and exercise will certainly help slow the progression while also improving your overall health. Fortunately modern cataract surgery enjoys a very high success rate with great results in the event your cataract worsens to the point your vision decreases.

In brief: We

We do not yet understand fully what causes cataracts, but we have found an association between cataracts and certain conditions.
Smoking, poor blood sugar control, poor diet and high blood pressure can all contribute to cataract formation. A cataract will generally worsen with age, but improving your sugar control, stopping smoking and exercise will certainly help slow the progression while also improving your overall health. Fortunately modern cataract surgery enjoys a very high success rate with great results in the event your cataract worsens to the point your vision decreases.
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
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