Are Floaters in Your Vision Serious?


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Eye floaters are mostly caused by changes in the vitreous of the eye brought on by age. Tiny fibers in the jelly-like substance inside the eyes tend to clump causing shadows on the retina. When this happens, eye floaters are noticeable in vision. Eye floaters are generally painless and more of a nuisance than any […]

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What Does a Person With Diabetic Retinopathy See?

Diabetic Retinopathy, Retina

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Diabetic retinopathy is an eye disease that affects the retina in those with diabetes, including gestational diabetes as well as type 1 and type 2 diabetes. If you have diabetes, risk factors for diabetic retinopathy can include pregnancy, hypertension, uncontrolled blood sugar, hyperlipidemia, high blood pressure and smoking. Without treatment, diabetic retinopathy can lead to […]

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