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vision and floaters in the eye. Prolonged periods of high blood sugar or widely fluctuating blood sugar levels can cause damage to the small blood vessels in the retina which can then become leaky or blocked altogether. If enough blood vessels become blocked the body tries to repair itself by growing new blood vessels – a process called retinal neovascularisation. Although these new blood vessels sound like a good thing they are abnormally fragile and have Woolrich Arctic Parka Women a high risk of bleeding which causes the blurred vision. At this stage the situation is urgent and laser therapy should be xw880cc20121010applied immediately. Katie Lowe, Managing Director at Moorfields Private says: Vision is usually not affected until the Diabetic Retinopathy is quite advanced, so regular eye examinations for people with diabetes are paramount. There is an increased risk of the condition if both blood sugar levels and blood pressure are high although if the diabetes is well controlled the chance of Diabetic Retinopathy is reduced by at least 50%. Treatments include laser treatment to shrink the abnormal blood vessels Woolrich Parka Accessories away and while this may not always improve sight it certainly prevents further deterioration of vision. The National Screening Programme for Diabetic Retinopathy (www.retinalscreening.nhs.uk) is a countrywide NHS Service which offers children and adults with diabetes the opportunity to be screened annually for diabetic eye disease, using an assessment of visual acuity and photographs of the retina. Drops are put into the eyes to dilate the pupils and photographs are taken to assess any changes in the eye.

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