DIABETIC EYE EXAM
“Diabetic Retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in adults under 65”
– CANADIAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION
The most severe condition caused by Diabetes is Diabetic Retinopathy which affects 2 million Canadians. Left untreated it can lead to blindness and vision loss. It can also cause changes in your vision quality and unanticipated Presbyopia. Other associated complications include cataracts, glaucoma, paralysis of the nerves in your eye, and decreased corneal sensitivi
PREVENTION OF DIABETES RELATED EYE CONDITIONS
Get a comprehensive eye exam as soon as you’re diagnosed with Diabetes.
Follow your health care professional’s instructions to control your Diabetes.
Minimum of one comprehensive eye exam per year to diagnose any changes in your eyes.
If you experience any changes in your vision book an eye exam immediately.