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3 Health Conditions That Can Lead To Vision Loss

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  1. Fulton EyeCare Center

  2. 3 Health Conditions That Can Lead To Vision Loss We all are aware of how important it is to eat right, exercise regularly get enough sleep. However, it is also important to visit your doctor for an annual checkup. Routine medical examinations can help the doctors to diagnose and treat serious medical conditions as some medical conditions can lead to vision loss. If health conditions are detected early, your doctor can help manage and treat them. Here are the most common health conditions that can lead to vision loss and risk factors. Diabetes Diabetes is a chronic condition and can lead to health complications over time and even blindness. This is scary, but there are several other eye conditions that can be caused or worsened by diabetes such as glaucoma, cataracts, macular edema, and retinopathy (disease of eye). So, it is essential that you get your medical tests and if have diabetes work with eye doctors to protect your vision. High Blood Pressure High blood pressure or hypertension is a disease that goes unnoticed for a long period of time due to very few outward symptoms. High blood pressure strains the eye vessels causing them to narrow or bleed and can also cause the optic nerve to swell. Both of these things reduce a person’s ability to see well and if left untreated can lead to permanent vision loss and stroke. So, it is important to manage blood pressure and make it a point to visit eye care center. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

  3. Rheumatoid arthritis is often treated with steroids which have side effects that can cause glaucoma or cataracts. This also causes excessive dryness, inflammation in eyes, cornea thinning, and pain in the ocular cavity. Talk to your eye specialist to discuss options to minimize these impacts. Good eyesight is an essential part of having a high quality of life. So, being aware of how other health conditions can impact eyesight is an essential step toward having healthier eyes and if you need to visit an eye doctor, then considers Fulton Eye Care Center as they offer customized eye exams and treatment options.