Diabetic Eye Exams

“Diabetes and Eye Health: Importance of Ophthalmic Monitoring” 

Prioritizing Eye Health for Individuals with Diabetes 

For individuals living with diabetes, regular ophthalmic monitoring is crucial for preventing and managing diabetes-related eye conditions. At Peachtree Ophthalmology within Norcross, we emphasize the importance of proactive care. Here’s why ophthalmic monitoring is vital for those with diabetes: 

Diabetic Retinopathy Detection: Ophthalmic examinations enable the early detection of diabetic retinopathy, a common complication of diabetes that can lead to vision loss if left untreated. 

Diabetic Macular Edema Monitoring: Regular monitoring helps identify macular edema, swelling in the macula, which can affect central vision and requires timely intervention. 

Cataract Evaluation: Individuals with diabetes are at an increased risk of developing cataracts. Ophthalmic monitoring allows for the timely evaluation and management of cataracts. 

Glaucoma Screening: Diabetic individuals may have an elevated risk of glaucoma. Ophthalmologists can monitor intraocular pressure and assess for signs of glaucoma during routine examinations. 

Early Intervention and Prevention: Ophthalmic monitoring allows for early intervention and preventive measures, reducing the risk of severe vision impairment associated with diabetes. 

If you have diabetes, prioritize your eye health by scheduling regular ophthalmic monitoring appointments at Peachtree Ophthalmology, located at Norcross near Peachtree Corners. Dr. Washington and our team are dedicated to providing comprehensive care tailored to the unique needs of individuals with diabetes. 

How To Contact Us

Our eye clinic is ideally located close to the intersection of Holcomb Bridge Rd and Spalding Dr. Serving Norcross GA, Duluth, Sandy Springs, Roswell & Johns Creek.

Address

4045 Wetherburn Way, Ste 1
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

Phone & Fax

770-285-7910
770-609-8356

Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sat & Sun: Closed

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