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When a girl has diabetic retinopathy, what are the effects?

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Dr. B.Gabriel Smolarz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Blindness

Whether male or female, diabetic retinopathy, nerve damage to the retina, nerve of the eye, can lead to vision loss and blindness.

In brief: Blindness

Whether male or female, diabetic retinopathy, nerve damage to the retina, nerve of the eye, can lead to vision loss and blindness.
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Dr. Johnstone Kim
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Blurred vision

Diabetic retinopathy can lead to swelling in the retina that can blurr your vision, it can lead to bleeding which can also do the same thing.
If severe enough, blindness can result.

In brief: Blurred vision

Diabetic retinopathy can lead to swelling in the retina that can blurr your vision, it can lead to bleeding which can also do the same thing.
If severe enough, blindness can result.
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Dr. Michael Ham
May also be a symptomatic . Follow with your eye dr.
Dr. William Goldstein
Ophthalmology

In brief: Wide variety

Check out http://www.
2020vision.Com/diabetes.Html for a full discussion. We worry most about diabetic retinopathy, where swelling or abnormal blood vessel growth can cause a wide range of problems and vision damage. Prevention is the key, tight sugar control and regular eye exams. Laser treatment can prevent severe vision loss.

In brief: Wide variety

Check out http://www.
2020vision.Com/diabetes.Html for a full discussion. We worry most about diabetic retinopathy, where swelling or abnormal blood vessel growth can cause a wide range of problems and vision damage. Prevention is the key, tight sugar control and regular eye exams. Laser treatment can prevent severe vision loss.
Dr. William Goldstein
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