Diabetic Eye Exams in North York

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Diabetes & Your Vision

Managing diabetes can be complicated, and at Toronto Medical Eye Associates, we offer diabetic eye exams for patients with diabetes. Diabetic eye examinations are crucial for patients with systemic diabetes as this condition can affect the eyes.

We use diagnostic technology to help inform our patients on how diabetes may affect their vision. 

Contact us to book your comprehensive diabetic eye examination today and learn how diabetes can affect your vision.

How Diabetes Affects Your Vision

Diabetes can increase the risk of developing eye diseases such as myopia, hyperopia, presbyopia, and diabetic retinopathy, which is the primary vision care concern for patients with diabetes.

Diabetic retinopathy is a condition that causes damage to the blood vessels of the retina. The early stages of diabetic retinopathy may display no symptoms, but permanent vision loss or blindness can result if the condition is left untreated. 

While you may not develop symptoms in the early stages of diabetic retinopathy, as it progresses, you may develop:

  • Floaters in your vision
  • Fluctuating vision
  • Blurred vision
  • Vision loss

The appearance of these symptoms is a good indication to book an appointment with us and get the right treatment plan in place.

What to Expect During a Diabetic Eye Exam

At Toronto Medical Eye Associates, we assess the health of the blood vessels through a dilated eye examination and provide a thorough assessment of your health. To do this, we use diagnostic technology to help us get a clear picture of your unique visual situation. 

Optos Retinal Imaging

We offer optomap retinal imaging as an essential part of our eye exams.

The optomap produces a unique image and provides our doctors with a high-resolution 200° image to determine the health of your retina, which is much wider than a traditional 45° image.

Visit our technology page for more details on optos retinal imaging.

OCT Angiography reveals early indicators and offers advanced care for many ocular diseases, including diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), glaucoma, and more.

Visit our technology page for more information on OCT.

A Humphrey’s visual field test is used to help your doctor detect and treat glaucoma and diagnose possible neurological conditions such as pituitary tumours, optic neuritis, stroke, and more.

A visual field maps out your peripheral vision using a center fixation light and blinking lights. The patient is instructed to always focus on the center fixation light and press the button when the blinking test light is seen with your side vision.

Visit our technology page for more details on Humphrey’s visual field test.

Early Diagnosis & Management

At Toronto Medical Eye Associates, our team is well equipped to accommodate your unique visual needs. Our comprehensive diabetic eye examinations can help diagnose vision issues related to diabetes and diabetic retinopathy.

Contact us to book your appointment today and address your diabetes-related vision concerns.

Our Services

Say Goodbye to Dry Eye

Do you suffer from dry eye symptoms? 

Dry eye is a common condition that can cause your eyes to feel uncomfortable and irritated. Don’t let dry eye stop you from living your life. Dr. Taji is a trusted voice on dry eye disease and has hosted many lectures and presentations on diagnosis and treatment.

You can feel confident in your dry eye treatment with our team. Contact us today to book your dry eye evaluation and get relief sooner.

Our Location

You’ll find our clinic around the corner from North York General Hospital, just up from the Don River and Betty Sutherland hiking trail.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any trouble finding us!

Our Address

  • 1333 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 343
  • North York, Ontario M2J 1V1

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Our Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:30 AM 12:00 PM
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed
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