i have recently been diagnosed with type two diabetes, when i spoke to my doctor she asked whether my vision was blurred, at the time it wasn't, however less than a week later my vision is now blurred, this is only for reading close up, my doctor told me not to worry about getting my eyes tested as my eyes would correct themselves as the sugar levels dropped, i went to the opticians and he told me that i needed reading glasses as and my eyes would not return to normall, who do i believe?
One of the long-term complications of diabetes mellitus is changes in the retina of the eye (diabetic retinopathy). All patients diagnosed with diabetes should perform an ophthalmoscopy with an ophthalmologist. Sometimes diabetic eye complications can be manifest even before diabetes has been diagnosed. Diabetic retinopathy canât be repaired by managing simple sugar levels! Further, reading glasses have no connection with diabetic retinopathy or its treatment. Reading glasses can only correct prezbiopia (the inability to read from close distances experienced as we age).
Therefore, I recommend you visit an ophthalmologist!!!
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