Orillia, ON (705) 326-3121

Diabetes Eye Exam


Diabetes Can Affect Vision – Be Diligent About Eye Health!

Regular Eye Exams are Important

Your eyes tell a story about your overall health. Routine eye exams ensure eye health and support the detection and control of conditions such as diabetes.[/pod-collapseicon]

How Does Diabetes Influence My Vision?

Those with diabetes are at a greater risk of certain eye diseases due to the effects that diabetes has on blood sugar levels, increasing the risk of developing several eye conditions, such as:

  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Retinopathy

Managing Eye Health and Diabetes

The safest method for managing visual well-being in diabetes is with regular diabetic eye examinations. Our eye doctors test for a variety of eye diseases with increased risk for those with diabetes.

Important Information About Diabetes:

If you have diabetes, it is crucial to be attentive to vision changes that many indicate the start of ocular disease. If you experience any of these symptoms, please schedule an eye examination with our Optometrist:

  • Double vision
  • Blurred vision
  • Distorted vision
  • Floaters and flashes
  • Loss of peripheral vision

Individuals with diabetes should be aware of the following associated health risks:

  • Stroke
  • Gingivitis
  • Heart attack
  • Eye disease
  • Kidney failure
  • Skin infections
  • Nerve damage

Find Our Location

Contact Information

390 Laclie Street
Orillia, ON L3V 4P5

FAX

(855) 224 0991

Hours of Operation:

Monday 8am - 5pm

Tuesday 8am - 5pm

Wednesday 8am - 8pm

Thursday 8am - 8pm

Friday 8am - 4pm

Saturday Closed

Sunday Closed

Optometrists

Dr. Shawn Moore | Dr. Dina Witko | Dr. Erica Gagnon

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Take Action! Manage Diabetes with Your Optometrist

Discuss Eye Health with Your Doctor

Communicating with eye doctors is an ideal method to manage the adverse effects that diabetes has on your visual wellness. At Orillia Optometry, we develop eye health strategies to help sustain visual health for our diabetic patients.

Dealing with Eye Diseases

Diabetes can create a variety of different eye diseases, but our optometry clinic can perform reliable procedures that are recommended to improve visual impairment due to diabetes. Consult a professional optometrist for best solutions for your health.


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