Weight loss after obesity surgery could reverse eye damage in the retina, a study claims.
Researchers studied people before and after weight loss surgery and found that some experienced improvements to their vision.
This new study could impact Mama June Shannon, Honey Boo Boo's mom and star of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, who has undergone multiple weight loss surgeries.
She went from 460lbs to a size 4 after altering her diet, working out and going under the knife to remove part of her stomach.
But the mother-of-four also suffers from legal blindness caused by childhood cataracts that were not properly treated when she was younger, which can be caused by genetics or unhealthy life choices such as obesity.
Researchers said early eye damage caused by obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes can be potentially reversed by weight loss surgery.
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Mama June Shannon, 38, went down to a size 4 by changing her diet, exercising and getting weight loss surgery. Her surgeries removed part of her stomach and excess skin. Researchers claim weight loss surgery can help improve poor eyesight that was caused by obesity
She is legally blind because of childhood cataracts that were never properly treated. People can impair their eyesight by having obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease
A research team from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and Leeds Beckett University in Leeds, UK, worked with colleagues in Finland, Singapore, Hong Kong and London to study weight loss and how it impacts the