Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic Eye Disease Treatment in Dallas

Avoiding Vision Problems for Diabetic Patients

Diabetes can lead to eye disease. About 1 in 4 people who suffer from diabetes will develop from some form of diabetic retinopathy, and 5% of these people suffer a severe form of the disease. It is the leading cause of blindness for people aged 20 to 64. Speaking with a qualified eye doctor in Dallas is the best way to ensure that you have the help and answers you need.

What Is Diabetic Retinopathy & What Causes the Condition?

Diabetic retinopathy is when the blood vessels behind the eye change whether because the vessels fluid, weaken, or abnormal vessels grow and potentially hemorrhage. Laser treatments can effectively treat proliferative retinopathy by reducing abnormal blood vessels. If you suffer from diabetes, scheduling regular exams with our Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex eye doctors is very important. Laser treatments are most effective when the condition is caught early. Severe advancement of the disease may require a vitrectomy.

By scheduling fully dilated eye treatments with our doctors at Key-Whitman Eye Center every year, you’ll go a long way toward protecting your eye health.

Tips for Preventing or Limiting Diabetic Eye Disease

If you are living with diabetes, there are some practical ways in which you can manage eye disease:

  • Keeping a healthy weight
  • Eating a balanced, low calorie diet
  • Exercising regularly
  • Scheduling annual eye exams with your doctor at Key-Whitman Eye Center
  • Controlling your blood sugar, blood pressure, and blood cholesterol

Schedule a Consultation with Our Dallas Fort Worth Eye Doctors

Visiting your doctor regularly is important. Our doctors at Key-Whitman Eye Center used advanced, state of the art technology and techniques approved by the United States Food & Drug Administration for your safety and peace of mind. We have won numerous awards, including the Angie’s List Super Service Award in Eye Care – Ophthalmology.

For more information about our services, contact us at (214) 225-2577 to schedule your eye exam at one of our nine office locations.

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Our Convenient Office Locations

All of our convenient locations throughout the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex area are ready to help with all of your eye care needs. Visit Key-Whitman Eye Center in any of the following cities:

North Fort Worth Office

3400 North Tarrant Parkway,,
Suite 110
Fort Worth, TX 76177

Dallas Office

11442 N. Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75243

Plano Office

3060 Communications Parkway,
Suite 205
Plano, TX 75093

N. Arlington Office

910 N. Davis Drive,
Suite 400
Arlington, TX 76012

S. Arlington Office

400 W. Arbrook Boulevard,
Suite 121
Arlington, TX 76014

Mesquite Office

18661 Lyndon B. Johnson Fwy,
Suite 400
Mesquite, TX 75150

Rockwall Office

2380 S. Goliad Street,
Suite 100
Rockwall, TX 75032

Frisco Office

11445 Dallas Parkway,
Suite 290
Frisco, TX 75033


2821 E President George Bush Hwy Suite 100
Richardson, TX 75082

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