Diabetes can seriously affect your eyes if not properly cared for. A dilate retinal exam will be performed and digital retinal photography can be taken to monitor any progression. A letter will be sent to your doctors to keep them informed of any issues.
Avoiding Diabetic related issues
Check blood sugar on a regular basis
Keep all appointments with your primary care/endocrinologist
Improve diet and increase exercise
Keep blood pressure under control
Avoid tobacco and cigarettes
Visit our clinic for an annual dilated eye examination
Give Us a Call
If you have diabetes and want to preserve and protect your eyesight, call us today at (757) 340-7070 or request an appointment using our online contact form.
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