Over 37 million Americans understand how overwhelming living with diabetes can be, requiring constant care and monitoring. When it comes to safeguarding your vision, a diabetic eye exam at Key-Whitman Eye Center can provide information, early detection and peace of mind.
What is a diabetic eye exam?
A diabetic eye exam is a specialized examination performed by one of our expert eye doctors at least once a year. This exam focuses on detecting early signs of eye diseases related to diabetes, such as cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma. It’s a crucial step in maintaining the health of your eyes while managing diabetes effectively.
During your diabetic eye exam, we focus on your eye health and vision, specifically the parts of the eye that are affected by diabetes. The exam includes a dilated exam, retinal and optic nerve exam as well as tests to examine your blood vessels, nerves and other structures of your eye.
How Protecting Your Vision Also Protects Your Quality of Life:
A diabetic eye exam is a powerful tool in your journey to healthy vision. With early detection and targeted management, there are solutions and treatments available to help preserve your precious vision. If it’s been a year since your last one, schedule an appointment and take control of your eye health today.
If you want more information about diabetic retinopathy, diabetic eye exams or to schedule an appointment, contact our experts at Key-Whitman Eye Center. Our vision specialists are standing by. (214) 220-3937