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Diabetes is a lifelong condition and can cause several health complications. Your eyes are one part of your body that can be affected.

It’s possible that your diabetes won’t cause any changes to your vision. However, diabetes can affect your eyes in a number of ways.

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This page contains a summary of our information on diabetes-related eye conditions. To read our full information, download our Understanding Eye Conditions Related to Diabetes guide, which is accredited by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists:

Download Understanding Eye Conditions Related to Diabetes in PDF

You can also download Understanding Eye Conditions Related to Diabetes in Word.

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