Diabetes and the Eyes Directory
When uncontrolled, diabetes can increase your risk of eye and visual problems such as blurred vision, cataracts, retinopathy, glaucoma, and more. You can help prevent eye problems associated with diabetes by managing your blood sugar levels and getting regular eye checkups. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how diabetes affects your eyes.
Diabetic Eye Disease
WebMD answers common questions about diabetic eye disease.
Diabetic Macular Edema
The causes, symptoms, and treatment of diabetic macular edema, an eye condition brought on by diabetes.
Diabetes and Aging Eyes: What You Need to Know
People over 50 with type 2 diabetes face many of the same eye problems as people who don’t have it. Take these steps to keep your eyes healthy.
Diabetes and Eye Care: What to Watch For
People with diabetes have a higher risk of eye conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, and retinopathy. Find out what you can do to lower your risk.
Man Who Lost His Vision Now Helps Others
Thomas Tobin lost his sight to diabetic retinopathy. Now he has a new focus.
Protect Your Eyesight When You Have Diabetes
Diabetes can harm one of your most prized assets: your eyesight. But vision problems are not inevitable.
Diabetes Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
WebMD describes serious symptoms to watch out for if you have diabetes.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Diabetic Retinopathy and Other Diabetes Eye Problems
Learn what eye and vision problems are more likely when you have diabetes, what treatments are available, and what you can do to prevent them.
Slideshow: Why Is Your Vision Blurry?
Blurry vision may not really be a problem with your eyes. It's usually no big deal, but it could be a sign of a serious illness or medical emergency.