Retinopathy Risk Increased in T2DM After Cataract Surgery

Source: Reuters

People with type 2 diabetes are more likely to develop diabetic retinopathy (DR) after cataract surgery, according a new population-based study, according to a Reuters report.

Over six years of follow-up, the adjusted risk of retinopathy was 1.7 times higher in diabetic patients who had undergone cataract removal, Dr. Ching-Yu Cheng of the Singapore Eye Research Institute and colleagues report in JAMA Network Open.

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