Diabetes Patients Need
Annual Eye Exams,
Southlake TX Optometry
Diabetes can affect different aspects of your health and
increase the risk for various eye diseases.
It is thus recommended by the
CDC and optometry specialists
that individuals with diabetes
have regular annual eye exams.
During the exam, the doctor will check your eyes for potential
problems which can help prevent more serious issues in the
Individuals with diabetes have too
much glucose in their bloodstream,
which can lead to complications
with the eyes.
Diabetes patients are more likely to develop common eye
diseases like open-angle glaucoma and cataracts.
Diabetic retinopathy happens
when a blood vessel in your
retina leaks or bulges, and it can
permanently damage your vision.
If not addressed in a timely manner, this condition can lead to diabetic
macular edema, and the swelling of the macula can severely damage
your macula, causing blindness.
All Eyes Now clinics have
equipment for conducting
diabetic eye exams.
They utilize Optos Retinal Imaging to take detailed color photos of
the interior of your eye to examine the macula, retina, optic disc,
and vascular system more effectively.
They are also equipped with
Tomography and Virtual Visual
Field testing technology.
Eyes Now is focused on providing prompt eye exams and
treatments relying on high-tech equipment.
All practices are open seven days a
week, and exams can be scheduled
within days. The clinic accepts all
major insurance plans.
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