Goal: To focus on your diabetic eye health by regular retinopathy screening and vision evaluation.
- Make/keep appointments with your eye care professionals for regular eye exams.
The Eye Exam That Can Save Your Sight
Early detection and treatment can reduce the risk of blindness by 95 percent. Diabetic retinopathy can lead to blindness if you don’t get it treated on time.
Difference between an Ophthalmologist, Optometrist and Optician
Your sight depends on seeing the right eye doctor at the right time. When it’s time to “get your eyes checked,” make sure you are seeing the right eye care professional for your needs. Ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians each play an important role in providing eye care to consumers.
(National Eye Exam Month was founded in 1989 by Sears Optical.)