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Eyes

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by Paulm80, Sep 13, 2019 at 8:32 AM.

  1. Paulm80

    Paulm80 · Well-Known Member

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    Question about eyes, had my eye test last month, came back background retinopathy in one eye, my eyes were absolutely fine unti that point . Now though I keep straining them and they feel dry and gritty
    Is this in my head? My eyesights fine although a little blurry at times but that’s prob from constantly straining them!
    Is this a common thing or am I just mental?
     
  2. helensaramay

    helensaramay Type 1 · Expert

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    I suggest visiting an opticians and getting a full eye test.
    The retinal scan only does what is says on the tin and will not diagnose anything else.
    If you have type 1 in the UK you should not have to pay for eye tests.
    Sorry, I do not know about type 2.
     
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