contact lens fighting diabetes blindness

Contacts That Reduce The Blindness Caused By Diabetes

Those that have lived with type 1 or 2 diabetes for a long period of time probably have experienced effects to the health of your eyes due to the fluctuating blood sugar level and it’s impact on your eyes. Well there might be good new on the horizon…

According to a recent article by, a medical engineer has developed a “glowing” contact lens that is aimed at reducing some of the blindness caused by diabetes. It will prevent further damage to the blood vessels of the retina. The lenses are worn only a night, but could offer a significantly less invasive option over traditional treatment methods.

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It’s medical advancements like these that have us excited that we are winning the fight against diabetes. We believe one day there will be a cure, but until that day, we will keep fighting because diabetes sucks. If you feel like we do, join our team and join the fight!


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