tagged with 'retina'
- March 26th 2023
Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder that affects how the body processes glucose. Type I and type II diabetes are associated with several serious comorbid conditions, including nerve damage, wounds that won’t heal, and organ failure. One such comorbid condition is diabetic eye damage, known as retinopathy. If left untreated, retinopathy can cause partial or […]
- March 22nd 2023
Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes caused by high blood sugar levels damaging the back of the eye (retina). It can cause blindness if left undiagnosed and untreated. However, it usually takes several years for diabetic retinopathy to reach a stage that could threaten your sight. To minimise the risk of this happening, people […]