Speak with our team about your diabetes diagnosis and related eye issues in Rockford, IL

How Are Eye Health and Diabetes Linked?

Your eyes aren't only "windows to the soul. They're also windows to your health. Your eyes can show signs of major medical conditions like diabetes.

That is why Glaucoma Associates of Illinois offers diabetes diagnosis in Rockford, IL. If we notice signs of diabetes during an eye evaluation, we're fully equipped to make a diabetes diagnosis. Call 815-904-6011 to arrange an evaluation now.

Eye conditions associated with diabetes

Diabetes can cause a variety of medical conditions throughout your body, including your eyes. Our diagnostic services like diabetic retinopathy evaluation can identify these issues.

Diabetes-related eye conditions include:

  • Diabetic retinopathy: This is a disease affecting your retina's blood vessels. It's common in people with diabetes. We offer diabetic retinopathy evaluation.
  • Diabetic macular edema: This is swelling in your macula, part of your retina, and it can cause rapid vision lost. It's caused by diabetic retinopathy.
  • Glaucoma: People with diabetes have a higher risk of developing glaucoma than people without diabetes.

To learn more about your eye health and diabetes, consult with our ophthalmologist. Our team will help you understand the connection between diabetes and eye health.

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