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Five Eye Problems Caused by Diabetes

Diabetes, especially if poorly managed, can introduce a wide range of health concerns and complications. Some include nerve damage, foot damage, skin conditions, hearing impairment, and more. One of the most common complications for both type 1 and type 2 diabetics is a group of eye problems that are classified as diabetic eye disease.
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How Diabetes Impacts Your Eyesight

More than 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes—a condition that affects the body’s ability to utilize glucose (sugar) in a correct, efficient manner. Insulin, a hormone, allows the human body to convert sugar to energy. Those with diabetes may not produce enough insulin, or the insulin they do produce may not be used correctly.

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Four Things To Consider Before Visiting Your Eyecare Specialist

Your vision is just as important as any other aspect of your health, so it’s important to treat this visit like any medical appointment. Whether you’re going in for regular eye care services or worried something may be wrong, a visit with your eyecare specialist is something you shouldn’t walk into blindly. 

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Virginia Beach Location

Our Virginia Beach Eye Care office is conveniently located off Laskin Road in Hilltop.

1547 Laskin Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

757-425-0200

customerservice@gilberteyecare.com

Norfolk Location

Our Norfolk Eye Care office is off Brambleton Avenue in downtown Norfolk.

220 W. Brambleton Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23510

757-622-0200

customerservice@gilberteyecare.com

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