Visiting the Diabetic Eye Clinic

Many eye diseases have no or very mild early symptoms, and sometimes it might be too late for you to regain 100% health. Hence, we bring the right care form your very first visit. Our processes take time, but are extremely thorough.

Your First Visit

The first visit is generally more complex and will require more time. Please allow more time for us to gather the necessary information and perform exams. During your first visit, we will ask for a completed Patient Questionnaire form. You may find a .pdf of this form in your preferred language below. Please print, complete and bring this form with you.he first visit is generally more complex and will require more time. Please allow more time for us to gather the necessary information and perform exams. During your first visit, we will ask for a completed Patient Questionnaire form. You may find a .pdf of this form in your preferred language below. Please print, complete and bring this form with you.

 

What You Can Expect

From a comprehensive eye and vision exam, you will be asked:

  • Your medical and eye health history
  • To present all prescription glasses, contact lenses and sunglasses
  • A list of all prescribed and over the counter medications

The following tests might be performed:

  • Visual acuity test
  • Eye alignment
  • Color vision screening
  • Eye movement assessment
  • External eye health exam
  • Refraction (to fine tune eyeglass prescription if needed)
  • Tonometry (to test eye pressure)
  • Pupil dilation and retinal photography for internal eye health exam
  • Binocular vision testing (eye-teaming)
  • Visual field screening (peripheral vision)