Cheboygan may be small compared to many other communities however, it is a community that works hard to encourage the growth of new businesses and services which make life easier and more comfortable for residents. Alpine Eye Care is one of the businesses. A leading eye care provider, Alpine Eye Care is committed to excellence. Not satisfied with check-up’s alone, Alpine Eye Care has a staff which includes optometrists, as well as ophthalmologists, and two board-certified eye surgeons. This diverse staff allows Alpine Eye Care to both diagnose and treat a variety of eye conditions, including one which is growing in today’s population, diabetic retinopathy.
For those not familiar with this disease, diabetic retinopathy is an eye disease which affects the retina. For some, blood vessels may swell and cause fluid leakage while in others, abnormal blood vessel growth may occur. For those who are diagnosed and treated early, damage can be slowed or prevented in some cases while in others, surgery may be needed to repair the damage such as Pan-Retinal Photocoagulation.
If you have been diagnosed with diabetic retinopathy, you are not alone. According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), diabetic retinopathy is the most common eye disease diabetic’s face and has become a leading cause of blindness in adults in America today. Too often, this disease is simply caught too late to prevent vision loss. The best ways to avoid losing your vision to diabetic retinopathy are by:
1. Keeping your diabetes under control
2. Making sure you get your vision checked and let the doctor know of any changes in your vision
Eye Surgeon Cheboygan MI
Alpine Eye Care is a leading eye care provider in Northern Michigan providing a variety of services including check-ups and treatment for those suffering from diabetic retinopathy. Offering 3 convenient locations in Northern Michigan including Cheboygan, Alpine Eye Care is accepting new patients and invites you to find out how we can help. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Alpine Eye Care directly at 1.877.SEE.2020 or simply fill out the form below.