St. Albert Diabetic Eye Exams

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What’s a Diabetic Eye Exam?

Diabetes puts your eyes at risk of diabetic eye disease, which can cause permanent vision loss.

A diabetic eye exam offers more in-depth testing and diagnostics than a standard eye examination.

We use advanced diagnostic techniques to evaluate the health of your retina.

Tracking structural changes to your retina and other internal ocular structures helps us detect eye diabetic eye disease and other potential issues before they cause irreversible damage.

Diabetes & Eye Diseases

Diabetes is closely linked to several eye diseases.

Most of these diseases do not show any symptoms until they have already caused significant vision loss.

The best and only way to prevent permanent damage is to catch these conditions in their early stages.

Diabetic Retinopathy

High blood sugar levels can weaken the tiny blood vessels in the retina.

As these blood vessels sustain more damage, they start to leak fluid into the eye.

In some cases, they even cause scar tissue to develop.

Damage to the blood vessels can permanently impact your vision.

Diabetic Macular Edema

Diabetic macular edema commonly starts as diabetic retinopathy.

As the damaged blood vessels sustain more and more damage, they continue to leak fluid into the retina.

The macula swells as a result.

Eventually, the macula swells and thickens so much, it distorts central vision.

Other Related Conditions

Diabetes increases your risk of developing:

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Take a peek at what we’ve got in store. You’ll find us at Village Landing on St. Albert Trail.

Contact Information

780.459.4944

Address

#255-140 St. Albert Road
St. Albert, AB T8N 7C8
Monday
10 AM – 6 PM
Tuesday
10 AM – 6 PM
Wednesday
10 AM – 6 PM
Thursday
10 AM – 6 PM
Friday
10 AM – 6 PM
Saturday
10 AM – 4 PM
Sunday
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Take a peek at what we’ve got in store. You’ll find us at Village Landing on St. Albert Trail.

Contact Information

780.459.4944

Address

#255-140 St. Albert Road
St. Albert, AB T8N 7C8
Monday
10 AM – 6 PM
Tuesday
10 AM – 6 PM
Wednesday
10 AM – 6 PM
Thursday
10 AM – 6 PM
Friday
10 AM – 6 PM
Saturday
10 AM – 4 PM
Sunday
Closed

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Good eyewear means?
a) good vision.
b) looking cool.
c) being exempt from pants. 

What’s your answer?

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3 months ago

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4 months ago

MDO Opticians

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This lady right here, she teaches yoga and loves to cook. 
Oh, and she also happens to be an Optometrist...our Optometrist.
BOOK your eye exam today (790)459-4944

4 months ago

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one who passionately engages in one or more things to extreme levels. The only criteria is an intense level of interest in something, often to a highly specialized degree.
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