What is Diabetic Eye Disease?

Diabetes can affect the eye in many ways and diabetic eye diseases includes a higher risk of cataract formation, glaucoma or diabetic retinopathy.  Other ocular problems that occur more frequently with diabetes include fluctuating vision, diabetic optic neuropathy, cranial nerve palsies causing double vision and poor healing of corneal wounds.

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What do things look like with Macular Degeneration?

In early stages, AMD may have no symptoms at all. When the disease progresses, the symptoms are: • Distortion (warping) of straight lines • A decrease in the intensity or brightness of colors   As the macular degeneration progresses, AMD symptoms include: • A gradual or sudden loss of central vision, or • Dark, blurry…

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What is Macular Degeneration?

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a deterioration or breakdown of the eye’s macula. The macula is a small area in the retina — the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye. The macula is the part of the retina that is responsible for your central vision, allowing you to see fine details clearly.

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