Diabetes and your eyes... - Monterey Bay Eye Center

Diabetes and your eyes…

Date posted: March 12, 2012   |  

Diabetes is a medical condition that affects one’s lifestyle in a wide variety of ways, including the eyes. The diabetic retinopathy is in fact one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. If left untreated, patients will experience an unnecessary loss of vision. The degenerative condition can develop without any noticeable visions loss or pain. Early detection of this disease can help prevent significant damage.

Schedule an appointment for a full detailed exam with the leading ophthalmologists on the Monterey Peninsula. Here at Monterey Bay Eye Center, we are concerned with the full and comprehensive health of the patient. After the diabetic exam is completed, we will communicate with your primary care physician regarding any changes.

Refer to the “Our Services” tab on our website and select the “Diabetic Evaluation and Treatment” option. There you will find a clear and helpful video and paragraphs of useful information that can help the patient better understand the condition.

Our Front Desk staff and the technicians are always available for any further questions you may have. Contact us today to schedule an appointment at (831) 372-1500.

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