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.
6 Tips for Eye Health and Maintaining Good Eyesight
Protect your eyesight with these 6 tips for eye-healthy nutrition, lifestyle, and preventive care.
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.
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.
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: 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.
Slideshow: Diabetic Retinopathy and Other Diabetes Eye Problems
Diabetes can increase your risk of eye problems. Explore common diabetes-related eye ailments with this slideshow and find out what precautions you can take and what treatments are available.