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Diabetic Eye Care in Detroit

March 13, 2013 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Cataracts Cataract Surgery Cataract Surgeon In Detroit Diabetic Eye Care Diabetic Eye Care In Detroit

Diabetes can cause a variety of problems in the eye, usually due to poorly controlled blood sugar. High blood sugar due to diabetes can damage the walls of small blood vessels in the eyes leading to change in their function and structure known as diabetic retinopathy. As a result, the vessels may leak, thicken, close off, form clots, or grow bloated defects known as microaneurysms.

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