SOME HEALTH CONDITIONS THAT MAY AFFECT THE EYE

DIABETES High and low blood sugar swings can cause temporary vision changes. High blood sugar levels over long periods of time damage the tiny blood vessels that supply your eyes. This can lead to diabetic retinopathy - a leading cause of blindness in American adults. People who have diabetes should also be aware they are at increased risk of developing cataracts and glaucoma. 2. HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE High blood pressure can also cause changes to the retina. This is called hypertensive retinopathy. Like diabetes, high blood pressure can damage the delicate blood vessels that supply the eye. If you have high blood pressure, controlling it is vital to your vision. The longer your blo

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