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Does Diabetes Cause Dry Eyes?

An elderly woman with diabetes had her eyes with protective cover after cataract surgery

Diabetes and eyesight are closely linked. Diabetes and chronically high blood glucose (blood sugar) can cause various eye complications, including cataracts and glaucoma. What you may not know is that diabetes can significantly increase your risk of developing dry eye disease. More than half of all those with diabetes suffer from dry eyes. The good […]

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What to Expect During a Contact Lens Exam & Fitting

an optometrist passes a patient a contact lens case at a contact lens fitting

Whether you’ve been wearing glasses for a while or just got your prescription, there’s a good chance you may have considered wearing contact lenses to help correct your vision. However, contacts aren’t just a replacement for eyeglasses; there are many variables to consider before our team can recommend them as a suitable lens option. To […]

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Why Regular Diabetic Eye Exams Matter

women with diabetic eye on left compared with normal eye on right

Your eyes and body share a unique relationship. If you didn’t know already, several health conditions could lead to various eye concerns. Sjögren’s syndrome and lupus can increase the risk of developing dry eye, multiple sclerosis can increase the number of floaters you notice in your vision, and your cornea may develop a blue or […]

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