Serious complications resulting from diabetes are known to be the number one cause of vision loss in the world. It is important to have at least one eye exam each year to monitor your eyes for the earliest signs of those complications ranging from hemorrhages to advanced swelling that can lead to scar formation and permanent vision loss. We work in close conjunction with your primary care physician and endocrinologist to develop a plan to keep your blood glucose levels at a manageable level to avoid such problems. Below are some images of a healthy retina compared to retinas suffering from mild or advanced diabetic damage.
Mild Diabetic Retinopathy
Advanced Diabetic Retinopathy