Diabetic Eye Exams in Cooper City

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Diabetes & Your Eyes

We know living with diabetes can be frustrating and tough. That’s why we want to make sure your eye health is at its best through diabetic eye exams. 

Our in-depth exam evaluates the inside of your eyes to check for any signs of diabetic stress on your ocular health. Your eyes can reveal a lot about your overall health, so make sure to incorporate regularly scheduled eye exams into your healthy habits.

Protecting Your Eyes

We want you to experience your best eye health. Our diabetic eye exams provide a high-quality analysis of the health inside your eyes, taking the stress off your shoulders. 

Eye Q uses optical coherence tomography (OCT) and posterior segment fundus photography to take detailed pictures of your retina and blood vessels, 2 sensitive parts in the back of your eyes that can be affected by high blood sugar.

Blurred Vision & Other Problems

If your blood sugar levels aren’t being well managed, it can lead to some serious side effects in your eyes. Vision is fairly fragile, so it’s vital to take care of it. Find out more here about diabetic eye diseases and how you can prevent them.

Diabetic Retinopathy

Small blood vessels in your eye can be damaged by high blood sugar levels. As a result, the blood vessels in your retina can swell, causing diabetic retinopathy. Some treatments are available to stop the progression of the disease, but vision loss due to diabetic retinopathy is irreversible.

Stemming from diabetic retinopathy, macular edema is caused by fluid buildup in the macula from abnormal, leaking blood vessels. Your macula is responsible for clear central vision, which can become distorted or blurry due to macular edema.

People with diabetes are at a higher risk of developing glaucoma, a group of eye disorders typically caused by increased pressure inside the eye. It begins by affecting the outermost vision first and sometimes goes undetected until there is significant vision loss. Regular eye exams can help prevent this vision loss.

Most people will develop cataracts later in their lifetime, but people with diabetes are at a higher risk of developing them earlier in life. A cataract occurs when the crystalline lens of your eye becomes brittle and cloudy. Stronger prescriptions can accommodate for the change in vision, but eventually, cataract surgery may be required.

Eye Health Support

Our team at Eye Q is highly skilled in detecting and managing diabetic eye disease. Your comprehensive diabetic eye exam is your best defense against irreparable vision loss. Come into Eye Q to have your eyes tested.

Our Location

We are located in the heart of Cooper City, just off Stirling Road between Nob Hill and Pine Island Roads in the new Cooper Square Plaza.

Our Address

  • Suite 105, 9620 Stirling Road
  • Cooper City, FL 33024

Contact Information

Office Hours

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM 3:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed
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