The Eye-Q Test

Take a few moments to complete the Eye-Q Test*. See how much you know about diabetic eye disease. Of the 17 million people with diabetes in the United States, nearly half will develop some degree of diabetic eye disease. Did you know that diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of blindness? If you have diabetes, do you know how to reduce your risk of visual loss? To determine how high your Eye-Q is, answer the following questions about diabetic eye disease.


People with diabetes are more likely than people without diabetes to develop certain eye diseases.

True or False


Diabetic eye disease usually has early warning signs.

True or False


People with diabetes should have yearly eye examinations.

True or False


Diabetic retinopathy is caused by changes in the blood vessels in the eye.

True or False


People with diabetes are at low risk for developing glaucoma.

True or False


Laser surgery sometimes can be used to halt the progression of diabetic retinopathy.

True or False


People with diabetes should have regular eye examinations through dilated pupils.

True or False


Cataracts are common among people with diabetes.

True or False


People with diabetes have a higher risk of corneal problems, eye muscle paralysis, optic nerve disease, and several retinal diseases.

True or False


People who have good control of their diabetes are not at high risk for diabetic eye disease.

True or False


The risk of blindness from diabetic eye disease can be reduced.

True or False


Good vision on an eye chart test means that a person has healthy eyes.

True or False

Once you complete the Eye-Q Test,
click HERE to see the answers.

* Adapted Source:
National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services

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