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How Long Can Your Eyes Be Blurred For After Diabetic Eye Screening Tes

How Long Can Your Eyes Be Blurred For After Diabetic Eye Screening Tes

hi been recently diagnosied with type 2 so its new to me been offered a eye screening test which is scareing me thinking of the drops going inot my eyes and being told my eyes will be blurrer for a few hours I have hih anxiety which doesn't help

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I have Diabetic Retinopathy and have my eyes checked regularly. The drops usually last for a couple of hours or so, it's so they can check the back of your eyes. Nothing to stress over and you can wear a pair of sunglasses when you go outside so it's easier on your eyes till they return to normal. I'm sure you will be fine and you could try taking deep breaths to help with the anxiety too.

posted over 6 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I am high anxiety..

Take sunglasses, they usually clear in a couple hours.

posted almost 6 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

thank you hun

posted about 6 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I've had my eyes dilated several times in the past year for diabetes checks and cataract surgery. They stay dilated for along time but I don't remember any blurriness. Just make sure you have a good pair of dark sunglasses ready.

posted over 6 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I'm having my first screening test on Monday afternoon I'll let you know

posted over 6 years ago
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