Diabetic Eye Exam, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

You probably already know that diabetes can affect your heart, but did you know it can also affect your eyes? High blood sugar levels can damage the blood vessels in your eyes, leading to diabetic eye disease. 

At Tuscaloosa EyeCare in Northport, Pickens County EyeCare in Reform, and Hale County EyeCare in Greensboro, we provide diabetic eye exams to spot early warning signs of diabetic eye disease. The sooner we detect issues, the sooner we can take action to prevent vision loss. 


What is diabetic eye disease?

Diabetic eye disease is a group of eye conditions that can affect people with diabetes. The most common form is diabetic retinopathy, which damages the blood vessels in the retina. Diabetes can also lead to other eye conditions like cataracts and glaucoma. 

Diagnosing diabetic eye disease    

When you come in for your eye exam, our eye doctor will examine your eyes for signs of diabetic eye disease. If we detect any issues, we’ll work closely with you to create a personalized management plan that fits your needs and lifestyle. This might involve making some lifestyle changes and scheduling regular follow-up appointments to keep your eyes healthy and your vision clear. 

Schedule a diabetic eye exam 

Our eye care professionals in Northport, Reform, and Greensboro are ready to help you manage your symptoms and protect your vision. Schedule an appointment today for a diabetic eye exam.