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Diabetic Eye Exam

Diabetic eye exam is done on patients that has diabetes. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, it is important to get regular eye exams, so your doctor can detect problems like diabetic retinopathy. Patients need to have a full comprehensive eye exam every year by an ophthalmologist or optometrist.

Call 469.490.ENVY (3689) today or schedule an appointment online.

Diabetic Eye Exam Q & A

A diabetic eye exam is a detailed evaluation of the health of your retina and other parts of the eye that can be affected by diabetes. 

Diabetic eye exams can vary in length and scope, depending on the patient's current condition.

The following tests and procedures are commonly performed in most diabetic eye exams:

• Visual Acuity Testing
• Pupil Dilation
• Fundoscopy
• Fundus Photography
• Glaucoma Testing

The doctors at Envy Eye Care will focus on any possible eye health problems that can be caused by diabetes, including:

Diabetic retinopathy
Leading cause of blindness among American adults. Eventually lead to blindness if left untreated. Early detection and treatment can often save part or all of your eyesight. This is the most common eye disease among diabetic patients that affects blood vessels in the retina. Most diabetic patients won’t know if they have diabetic retinopathy until the condition is severe. Having regular eye exams are crucial to prevent worsening vision and protect eye health.

Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Swelling of the macula which is located in the back of the eye which is responsible for central vision and seeing color.

Cataract
Cataract is when your eye's natural lens becomes cloudy. Proteins in your lens break down and cause things to look blurry, hazy or less colorful. This is the most common cause of vision loss worldwide, but the good news is that they are treatable.

Glaucoma
A condition that damages the optic nerve due to an increase in fluid pressure in the eye. Caused by elevated pressure inside the eye; untreated it can lead to blindness. Vision loss that already has occurred from glaucoma typically cannot be reversed.

Call 469.490.ENVY (3689) today or schedule an appointment online.

Address

3858 oak lawn ave #400
dallas, texas  75219

Contacts

email: info@envyeyecare.com
phone: 469.490.ENVY (3689)
fax: 469.490.3388

Hours

sun: 12 - 4pm
mon-fri: 9:30 - 6:30pm
sat: 9:30 - 5pm