Patients With Psoriasis May be at Greater Risk of Diabetic Retinopathy

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Patients with diabetes and psoriasis are significantly more likely to develop new-onset, diabetes-related microvascular and macrovascular complications than are psoriasis-free patients with diabetes, according to the results of a large study which was presented to the annual congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology in Prague. “In view of this greater likelihood of … Read more

Does Diabetes Affect Cataract Surgery?

Does Diabetes Affect Cataract Surgery

According to the National Eye Institute, diabetes can affect surgical outcomes for cataract surgery. Diabetes can result in complications like retinal detachment, vitreous hemorrhage, and infections. The National Eye Institute found that these complications are more common in patients who have diabetes. Sometimes, diabetes has even led to blindness. Many people with diabetes have other … Read more

The Eye Is A Window To The Body

The Eye Is A Window To The Body

The eye is a unique organ to have transparent structures such as cornea, lens and vitreous. The transparency of these parts of the eye is vital to its function as an organ for visual perception. The light reflected from the objects around us passes through these parts to reach the retina and the visual information … Read more