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Can diabetes cause eye swelling?

Is it possible to get swelling eye due to diabetes? How can diabetes affect on our eyes?
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  • eminentpraise


    Yes, diabetes can cause swollen eyelids. It works just as how eye bags are formed. Diabetes damages the blood circulation and metabolism so that less oxygen and nutrition can be delivered tissues and parts of the body including eyes. As a result, the patient's vision and eyes are affected. The side effects of diabetes to our eyes include: 1.swollen eyelids or under eye bags 2.diabetic retinopathy 3.Higher risks of glaucoma with increased eye pressure 4.blurred vision
  • Cassidy bell


    Yes, it is possible for you to get swelling eye due to diabetes. Once you get the diabetes, your eyes problems may come soon. In the early symptoms of diabetes, diabetes is made by genetic factors, immune dysfunction, microorganism infection, mental factors and so on. The various pathogenic toxin, free radicals, toxin factor acting on the body may cause the islet function to abate. It could also cause the insulin resistance of sugar, protein, fat, water and electrolyte and a series of metabolic disorder syndrome clinically. Diabetes retinopathy is first seen in 5 ~ 10 years of duration of diabetes complications fundus diseases account for about 50%, especially in the case of glycemic control with the extension of course. The diabetic retinopathy becomes the elderly a most common cause of blindness. What's worse, diabetes can also lead to cataracts, glaucoma, Angle of conjunctiva disease and eye muscle nerve paralysis. Once you get the swelling eyes, you could use the warm compress to release the symptom and make the eyes get moisture.
  • arnold


    Diabetes not only can causes the high blood sugar levels, but also can cause the damages of the kidneys, the nerves, blood vessels and the retina of the eye. The complications of diabetes affect eyes, including watery eyes, swelling eyes, and even cause blindness. While, through taking appropriate care of those patients, those complications can be controlled and prevented.

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