A GP guide to ophthalmic complications of diabetes

Understanding the manifestations of diabetes mellitus in the eye, beyond cataracts and diabetic retinopathy.
Dr Chelsea Guymer Dr Sudha Cugati Associate Professor Celia Chen

Diabetes mellitus is globally endemic and is one of the leading causes of blindness in adults.

Diabetes may cause macrovascular disease, microvascular complications, neuropathy and impaired immune responses; all of which impact the eye.