Diabetics need annual eye exams and to keep on TRACK . . .
The National Eye Institute recommends that folks with diabetes have an annual dialated eye exam to detect diabetic eye disease in its early stages. The risk of vision loss may be reduce through early detection and timely treatment. Along with the comprehensive dilated examination once a year, those with diabetic conditions can slow the development of progressive diabetic eye loss by keeping one’s health on TRACK:
- T ake your medications
- R each and maintain a healthy weight
- A dd physical activity to daily routine
- C ontrol blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholestrol
- K ick the smoking habit
Dr. Edward Laubach, Dr. Susan Kim and the staff of Visualeyes Optometry are dedicated to providing the best eye health and vision care possible. Schedule your annual eye examinations today, so that we may help you monitor your eyes while you stay on TRACK!
National Eye Institute: Diabetic Eye Disease Projected to Increase among U.S. Population