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Can diabetes cause blindness?

13 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology
9 doctors agree

In brief: Diabetes

Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in people under the age of 60.
It can cause severe macular edema and traction retinal detachment, as well as cataract. Diabetics need a complete eye exam at least once per year.

In brief: Diabetes

Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in people under the age of 60.
It can cause severe macular edema and traction retinal detachment, as well as cataract. Diabetics need a complete eye exam at least once per year.
Dr. Theodore Wu
Dr. Theodore Wu
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Dr. Damien Luviano
Ophthalmology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Diabetic retinopathy is the number one reason people age 25-65 loose vision in the USA.

In brief: Yes

Diabetic retinopathy is the number one reason people age 25-65 loose vision in the USA.
Dr. Damien Luviano
Dr. Damien Luviano
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