Catch Changes Early

Diabetic Care at Brookside Optometric Group

1 in 5 Americans will become diabetic during their lifetime, and ocular retinal changes are part of the progression of this disease. Optometrists are fully licensed and trained to provide care for these changes.

Diabetic Eye Care may include:

Early Diagnosis

Since the back of the eye is the only place where a doctor can actually see blood vessels within the body, your comprehensive eye exam often provides the first diagnosis of diabetes.

Retinal Scanning

Optomap retinal scans provide a clear view of the back of the eye without dilation, allowing us to monitor and track the disease.

Coordination with Primary Physician

Our optometrists will document the disease in the eye and communicate these findings with your primary physician.

Background Diabetic Retinopathy

Typically the first condition to compromise the health of the eye during diabetes. Tight control of the disease can often arrest progression of this condition.

Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

The next stage beyond Background Diabetic Retinopathy, this condition increases fluid and blood leakage into the eye, requiring laser treatment and injections.

Diabetic Eye Care may include:

  • Early Diagnosis

    Since the back of the eye is the only place where a doctor can actually see blood vessels within the body, your comprehensive eye exam often provides the first diagnosis of diabetes.
  • Retinal Scanning

    Optomap retinal scans provide a clear view of the back of the eye without dilation, allowing us to monitor and track the disease.
  • Coordination with Primary Physician

    Our optometrists will document the disease in the eye and communicate these findings with your primary physician.
  • Background Diabetic Retinopathy

    Typically the first condition to compromise the health of the eye during diabetes. Tight control of the disease can often arrest progression of this condition.
  • Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

    The next stage beyond Background Diabetic Retinopathy, this condition increases fluid and blood leakage into the eye, requiring laser treatment and injections.

    Schedule an Appointment

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