In the US, most eye doctors will not do laser surgery for vision correction on a diabetic unless they have had near normal blood sugar readings for at least 6 months. If your blood sugar is elevated then your vision is not correct. Doing laser would not do you any good. I have done much research on this because I wanted to have laser surgery for vision correction. I went to two different doctors and both turned me down because my vision has changed so much in the last year. My blood sugars have been near normal and a little below normal for about 5 months. Laser surgery is expensive in the US and I would not want to waste my money on surgery unless it will help me for many years to come.Hey everyone,
New to the forum diagnosed type 1 diabetic for 18 years, has a sweet tooth and likes a good pint a lager from time to time. Just wondering if anyone has some info or advice for me regarding the following.
Just wondering if you need any further documents/paperwork before having laser eye treament from your gp/practitioner.I'm seriously considering having my eyes lasered. I'm worried about long term after-care and the fact that im slightly off course with my blood sugar levels at the minute. (22 year old male enjoys having a few pints through the week not in excess) thanks.