Diabetes and Diopter Changes with Blood Sugar

Discussion in 'Optometry Archives' started by Guest, Jan 21, 2006.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Hello -

    I'm a T2 diabetic and notice that my distance vision changes about a half
    diopter with blood sugar changes. What is the physiology behind this? My
    last dialated retinal exam shows normal.

    Guest, Jan 21, 2006
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  2. Guest

    Dom Guest

    Changes in swelling in the lens and other ocular tissue. Nothing to do
    with the retinal bleeding and leakage which is what the retinal exam is
    looking for.

    Dom, Jan 21, 2006
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