Published on March 28, 2020
slide 1: The Eye Center ofers Treatment for Diabetc Eye Disease Diabetes and its major efects on eyesight. Columbia SC March 2020 - It is estmated that nearly ten percent of the U.S populaton sufers from diabetes. Diabetes is a disease that is characterized by an abnormal blood sugar level. There are several symptoms that are associated with diabetes. One of the most prominent symptoms is blurred vision. Diabetes can cause serious damage to the blood vessels in and around the retna. This is a critcal conditon called retnopathy. The major long term efect of this conditon is permanent blindness. People with diabetes are also at a heightened risk of developing cataracts and glaucoma. The Eye Center in Columbia encourages diabetcs to seek appropriate eye care . It is of considerable signifcance that routne eye checks are performed at least once a year. In a routne eye check an ophthalmologist can assess vision and monitor any issues that may appear. Timing is critcal. Early detecton of issues can preserve your vision. An ophthalmologist should be notfed of vision changes immediately. Monitoring health is key to living with diabetes. Managing blood sugar can be done by drinking an adequate amount of water controlling stress levels and following a healthy diet. It is possible to limit the symptoms of diabetes. Routne visits to a primary care provider and ophthalmologist greatly assist with managing diabetes symptoms. The Eye Center P.A is a clinic in Columbia SC that ofers a variety of eye care services pertaining to diabetes. Eye care providers have access to new forms of technology such as digital retnal photography and can identfy eye problems earlier than ever before. Using the photographs an eye doctor can recommend possible treatments. To learn more schedule a consultaton with an ophthalmologist at The Eye Center P.A. A few services that this Columbia SC Eye Clinic has to ofer a diabetc include eye health exams cataract surgery laser surgery and the placement of iStent. The iStent can be put in place when cataract surgery is performed. iStent helps to reduce the eye pressure built up due to glaucoma. Laser surgery is used as a treatment for retnopathy. The surgery helps to prevent any further eye damage and vision loss. About the Company The Eye Center is the leading refractve practce in South Carolina providing full service eye care and specializing in Refractve Surgery – Lasik AST PRK PRELEX as well as Corneal Transplant and Cataract Surgery.