Diabetic Eye Exams
Our diabetic comprehensive eye exams that includes the following:
Did you know that diabetes can affect your vision in many ways? High sugar levels can cause changes to the blood vessels at the back of the eye resulting in bleeding and swelling of the tissue. Depending on the location of the swelling you can get permanent vision loss. Sugar levels also affect the lens causing fluctuations in vision and cataracts.
It is really important to get annual eye exams if you are diabetic to ensure we can catch and treat any changes early. We work with your health care team to ensure you are being taken care of for your diabetes. We take on diabetes from a wellness standpoint, discussing nutrition and stress levels.
Baseline check of your vision
Check of your binocular vision
Ocular pressure testing
Dilated Ocular health check
Expert advice on glasses, contact lenses, LASIK and maintaining healthy eyes
Diabetic patients are covered by OHIP for one full eye exam every year, and for any emergencies inbetween.
We look forward to meeting you and your family at your next diabetic eye exam.