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Dear Doctor, My mother age was 48. She diagnosed thyroid. It is effecting on her eyes (Thyroid optholomopathy), Left eye was 22 inches. Came outside. TSH and T4 levels was abnormal. What is the permanent solution for this. Is there any treatment to cure it. Please help us. We are looking for your support. Thanking you.
My mothers left eyes upper eyelid is not opening for the last one month, her age is 66 years and she is also a patient of diabetes. Her ct scan and mri of brain does not show any abnormality what should we do.
Sir I have myopia, Short sight -2, I am worn glass. But iam not to interest to wear glass. Please any medicine to cure this problem or natural ways is there? Give me suggestion. Ayurvedic, homeopathic etc method.
My friend's age is 23, recently he got to know that he has thyroid problem. Sir/mam what should be the precautions and things to refrain?
My eyes r getting inflame, y I don't know what's the precaution to make it cool please help me, am a software engineer.
Hello Sir ! I am 24 in age. Since I was in 13, I have been using power glass yet. I have eye problem as I have Myopia. I always put on my glass. So sir please suggest me. What will I do to remove my glass and see perfectly without using glass.
If you are diabetic then it is important that you consult a ophthalmologist for regular check-ups. Diabetes is known to be one of main causes for blindness across all age groups. If you suffer from bouts of blurred vision then it is not likely due to a long term vision problem. It is temporary and usually occurs due to fluctuating blood sugar levels in the body.
How diabetes affects your eyes?
The lens of your eyes can swell if you are a diabetic, and this can impair your ability to see causing blurry vision. In order to rectify this problem, it is important for you to get your blood sugar levels under optimal levels. This entire procedure of reducing blood sugar levels may take three months or more.
Eye problems that are caused by diabetes
The major eye problems that can occur due to diabetes are
- Cataract: Cataract occurs when the lens of your eyes become foggy or cloudy. Although cataract mostly occurs to people who are middle aged or above sixty, you can get affected by this disorder at an earlier age if you are diabetic. Also, the deterioration or clouding of the lens progresses at a much faster rate than usual. Cataracts lead to an inability to focus as the retina is covered by cloudy layer.
- Glaucoma: This is another disorder that can occur due to diabetes. This is characterized by the buildup of pressure in the eye due to the fluids within it not draining properly. This intense pressure damages the nerves and blood vessels in the eyes, thus impairing your ability to see.
- Diabetic Retinopathy: Diabetic retinopathy is a disorder characterized by damage to the vessels in the retina that carry blood. It can occur if you have either of the type 2 or type 1 diabetes. If not treated in time it can lead to blindness.
If you have a history of diabetes or even borderline diabetic tendencies, it is highly advisable to constantly check your blood sugar levels and also get your eye checked at regular intervals, especially if you feel even the minutest vision problems.