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The impact of diabetes on our vision

Diabetes and our eyesight

Diabetes is a chronic health condition that causes a person’s blood sugar levels to become too high and affects millions of people across the world each and every day. In the UK alone, over 4.9 million people currently have diabetes and by 2030, if things don’t improve, this figure is set to hit 5.5 million.  

Styes in your eyes

Many of us have experienced having a stye in our lifetime, and whilst they are rarely a sign of anything serious, they can cause discomfort for us and can have an impact on our confidence due to their appearance.

Roshni Patel, BSC (Hons) MCOptom reveals the truth about styes, the causes of them and some advice on how to help treat them and protect yourself from developing one.