Diabetic Macular Edema

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Last Updated: 05 May 2022
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When you have diabetes mellitus, you have a lot to handle. High blood sugar level can lead to other problems, like eye problems. The most common one is diabetic macular edema. That's a frightening possibility, but recognizing what to keep an eye out for and getting the right treatment can help secure your view. Even if you do not see troubles, when you have diabetes mellitus, it's important you get your eyes inspected each year. See an eye physician right away if you do have a problem. Your eye physician might refer you to an eye doctor who specializes in the retina and can provide treatment. High blood sugar level weakens the capillary in your eyes. This is called diabetic retinopathy. When fluid permeates into your retina, it can cause diabetic macular edema. But you might: Have images straight in front of you show up blurred or wavy; See colors that appear "cleaned out". See your doctor right away if this takes place to you.

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