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Diabetic Eye Evaluation

  1. How Does My Diabetes Affect the Eye?
    1. Diabetes is one of the leading causes of blindness, and it is preventable!
    2. As your blood glucose levels are elevated or fluctuate, they affect multiple parts of the eye. If left untreated, diabetes can cause premature cataracts, retinal bleeding, macular edema and many more sight-threatening conditions.
    3. Once we evaluate your retinal and ocular health, a summary of the visit is sent to the primary care doctor or endocrinologist. Diabetic eye evaluations can aid in the treatment and management of your Diabetes.

Hypertensive Retinopathy Evaluation

  1. How Does My High Blood Pressure or Hypertension Affect the Eye?
    1. How Does My High Blood Pressure or Hypertension Affect the Eye?
    2. Persistent, untreated high blood pressure can cause damage to the retina and the likelihood of damage to the retina increases with the severity of high blood pressure and the length of time over which the condition is experienced.
  1. Signs and Symptoms of Hypertensive Retinopathy
    1. Headaches
    2. Transient or Sudden Loss of Vision
    3. Doubled Vision

Hyperlipidemia (High Cholesterol)

  1. How Does My High Cholesterol Affect My Eyes?
    1. When cholesterol levels are high in the bloodstream, they can end up either clogging up the arteries or throw off plaques that block the artery or veins.
    2. You can develop Xanthelasma, which is the lipids deposits underneath the skin causing raised areas around the eye.
    3. You can also develop arcus, which makes the eye color appear more white or grayish.

To book your evaluation, schedule your appointment here!