Thinking about having Lasik in Phoenix but also have diabetes? Some patients with well controlled diabetes can be a candidate for laser vision correction. In severe cases of diabetes you will likely not qualify for a treatment and Lasik Center of Phoenix.
One of the leading causes of blindness worldwide is eye complications from diabetes. When blood sugar is high it damages the small vessels inside the eye causing them to break and bleed. This leads to a viscous cycle of new blood vessel growth, further bleeding, and can result in severe irreversible scarring and even a retinal detachment. At this stage, termed proliferative diabetic retinopathy a patient is at high risk for blindness.
If you are diabetic and are considering lasik one of our doctors will give you a thorough ocular examination discuss you history including blood sugars, medicines, and past laboratory work such as Hemoglobin A1C.
You may qualify for a laser vision correction treatment with one of our Phoenix Lasik Specialists. Call us today, Lasik Center of Phoenix, 602-257-8280 Ext 2
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