This is the number one cause of eye complications in UAE


This is the number one cause of eye complications in UAE

Diabetes remains the number one cause of eye-related complications in the UAE.

That's according to Dr. Ammar Safar, Medical Director at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai.

Figures from the International Diabetes Federation show that almost 20 per cent of people in the UAE suffered from the disease.

Dr. Safar explained to ARN News how diabetes impacts eyesight.


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He says regular checkups can go a long way in catching eye conditions early and preventing them from getting worse.

Dr. Safar explains.


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