Diabetic Retinopathy tests
Diabetic Retinopathy

Tests could include:

  • Ophthalmoscopy is usually part of a routine eye test to screen for eye diseases. It looks at the back of the eye. The back of the eye is called the fundus. It consists of the: retina optic disc blood vessels This test may also be ordered if you h...
  • A standard ophthalmic exam is a comprehensive series of tests done by an ophthalmologist, a doctor specializing in eye health, to check both your vision and the health of your eyes.
  • A urine glucose test is a quick, easy way to check for abnormally high levels of glucose in the urine. You will be asked to urinate into a plastic laboratory cup. A lab technician can check glucose levels immediately by using a small cardboard dev...
  • Every three to six months, your internist or general practitioner may request a blood sugar test called a hemoglobin A1C test-also known as the HbA1C, glycohemoglobin, alycosylated hemoglobin, or glycated hemoglobin test. This test shows how well ...
  • Insulin is the hormone that is primarily responsible for regulating glucose (sugar) levels in the blood. It is produced by beta cells (specialized cells in the pancreas).
  • A fluorescein angiography is a medical procedure in which a fluorescent dye is injected into the bloodstream. The dye highlights the blood vessels in the back of the eye so they can be photographed. This test is often used to manage eye disorders....
  • Tonometry is an eye test that measures the pressure inside your eyes, to determine whether or not you may be at risk for glaucoma. Glaucoma is an eye disease in which fluid buildup within the eye can damage the optic nerve. Though often referred t...
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