If you are looking for an expert ophthalmologist will be able to provide you with the highest level of eye care, including retinal care, you will want to come and visit us at our Eye Institute of Essex. At our vision practice, we have three expert ophthalmologist who can provide you with excellent retinal care, or other types of eye care. Our ophthalmologists are Dr. Philip N. Eichler; Dr. Joel D Eichler and Dr. Dominic Benedetto. We also have an expert optometrist on staff, Dr. Kyle Bensinger who specializes in diagnosing, managing and treating many different types of ocular diseases including glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. When you need to see a great retina doctor in Belleville you can do no better than to visit our ophthalmology practice.
Patients can come into our office for many different types of eye care. If you have not had a comprehensive eye exam recently, you may want to make an appointment to come in and see one of our expert doctors. Our eye doctor can tell you how frequently you should have your eyes examined, based on your age, eye health, and medical health. It is very important that you have comprehensive eye exams on a regular basis so that any hidden eye diseases or disorders can be discovered early and treated. Glaucoma is one such disease which can be easily treated when found early by our retina doctor in Belleville. When it comes to eye care, the old adage is certainly true that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
If you have diabetes, you definitely should have periodic diabetic eye exams which will include screening for diabetic retinopathy. This is a serious eye disease which affects the blood vessel surrounding and nourishing the retina. It is very important that this disease is closely monitored and treatments are performed, should they be needed. Treatment will be able to help prevent permanent vision damage. Macular degeneration is a common eye problem which affects the macula, a portion of the retina which is responsible for detail vision. There are several different types of macular degeneration. This disease can also be identified during a comprehensive eye exam. Should you have this disease, you will need to have your eyes closely monitored for any changes. For an appointment to see our retina doctor in Belleville, contact us today. Our doctor also provides surgical repair of the retina, as well as cataract surgery when needed.