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Having eye symptoms of diabetes. Go to eye or endo doctor?
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Dr. Richard Scofield
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
If you are known to be diabetic then you should be seeing an ophthalmologist yearly (sooner for problems).
If you are not currently known to be diabetic you might want to see a medical doctor to rule out diabetes as a cause.

In brief: Depends
If you are known to be diabetic then you should be seeing an ophthalmologist yearly (sooner for problems).
If you are not currently known to be diabetic you might want to see a medical doctor to rule out diabetes as a cause.
Dr. Richard Scofield
Dr. Richard Scofield
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Dr. Benjamin Chun
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Ophthalmologist
Endocrinologists can help you control your blood sugars, but can't do anything for your eye disease.
All eye diseases are treated by ophthalmologists. If you have diabetes, you should be checked yearly by your eye md.

In brief: Ophthalmologist
Endocrinologists can help you control your blood sugars, but can't do anything for your eye disease.
All eye diseases are treated by ophthalmologists. If you have diabetes, you should be checked yearly by your eye md.
Dr. Benjamin Chun
Dr. Benjamin Chun
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
In brief: See an eye doctor
All diabetics should see an eye doctor at least annually for a dilated retinal examination.
You should go immediately if you have any symptoms (blurry vision, floaters, etc.). An internist, family physician, endocrinologist, or another similar provider can help medically control your diabetes.

In brief: See an eye doctor
All diabetics should see an eye doctor at least annually for a dilated retinal examination.
You should go immediately if you have any symptoms (blurry vision, floaters, etc.). An internist, family physician, endocrinologist, or another similar provider can help medically control your diabetes.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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