At Quality Eye Care, our eye specialist is experienced in diabetic eye testing and treatment for diabetic eyes. Our diabetic screenings help us tell if you are suffering from any type of vision loss or eye disease. Diabetics are especially prone to eye disease such as diabetic retinopathy and diabetes can point to many other health problems. Our diabetic eye exam in Jacksonville FL is done in a relaxing, professional atmosphere.
There are many times when our ophthalmologists are the first to find out if a patient may have heart disease or diabetes, because of a patient’s diabetic eye exam in Jacksonville FL results. When patients come in for a diabetic screening, we always look for any signs of diabetic retinopathy. This is a complication that stems from diabetes and affects the blood vessels which nourish the eye’s retina. In cases of diabetic retinopathy, the blood vessels become abnormal and can cause blindness or severe vision loss. We may perform a visual acuity test, a screening for diabetic retinopathy, a test of the eye pressure to check for glaucoma and cataracts, and a dilation of the pupil. We also examine the retina for any abnormalities. Retinal issues must be treated right away in case there is a condition that can cause vision loss, which can be irreversible.
If you have diabetes, Quality Eye Care can help you come up with a treatment plan to keep your eyes healthy and on track with your health. If you notice any changes in vision, such as blurriness, trouble seeing at night or driving, call our offices immediately. We can schedule both regular appointments and emergency exams for patients who need immediate care. Your diabetic eye exam in Jacksonville FL should not be put off if you are having trouble seeing.