March is Save Your Vision Month! Did you know that Inspired Health Group is able to perform your diabetic retinal eye exam? Physician Assistant, Valerie McDonald, focuses on the importance of annual retinal eye examinations for people with diabetes in Inspired Health Group's latest medical blog.
People with diabetes are at higher risk for eye diseases, such as glaucoma, cataracts, and diabetic retinopathy. That is why it is extremely important for diabetics to obtain an annual retinal eye examination.
According to American Optometric Association’s American Eye-Q® survey, only 54 percent of diabetics regularly visit their eye doctor.
Early detection and treatment can save your vision! Diabetes is the leading cause of preventable blindness in adults!
Did you know that Inspired Health Group is able to perform your diabetic retinal eye exam?! This can be done at any routine office visit.
Call/visit your eye doctor as soon as possible if you ever experience any of the following: sudden blurry/double vision, eye pain/pressure, a noticeable aura or dark ring around lights or illuminated objects, visible dark spots in vision, or images of flashing lights.
For more information American Optometric Association, American Diabetes Association, National Institutes of Health
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