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Keeping the Eyes Healthy When You Have Diabetes

Uncontrolled diabetes can be extremely damaging to eye health. Many diabetics find themselves facing vision problems, such as cataracts and macular degeneration. If left unaddressed, eye conditions relating to diabetes can to vision loss and blindness.

This video discusses some ways diabetics can safeguard their vision. The first step to preventing any kind of diabetic complication, including vision problems, is to maintain good blood sugar control. Adding vitamin C, bioflavinoids, and other anti-oxidants can help protect the capillaries in the eyes and keep eye problems at bay.

Eye exams are a key part of diabetes management. Set up an appointment with Dr. Mark Hornfeld today at (212) 580-8881 to get on the road to good eye health.