Diabetic Patients and Cataracts

Cataracts and Diabetic Retinopathy, Randall Wong, M.D., Retina Specialist, Fairfax, VA 22030Everyone will need cataract surgery.  Just like grey hair, everyone gets cataracts; some early in life and some later in life.  Patients with diabetes tend to get cataracts at an earlier age, too.

Control DME Before Cataract Surgery

The best time for a patient with diabetes to consider cataract surgery is when your diabetic retinopathy, if present, is stable.  More specifically, any diabetic macular edema should be controlled before considering c (Read more...)

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