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.
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.
5 Ways Diabetes Can Affect Your Eyes & Vision
Learn more from WebMD about the different eye problems that can arise with diabetes, including diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and cataracts.
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.
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.