Diabetic eye disease.
If you have diabetes, you are at increased risk for retinal problems. This disease damages blood vessels in the retina, which is the light-sensitive layer at the back of the eye. As the disease progresses, these vessels leak, causing swelling of the retina and vision loss.
Dr. Gerber works closely with an experienced, board-certified ophthalmologist with specialized training in retinal disorders. This retinal specialist works in Dr. Gerber’s office one day a week, offering you the ultimate in convenience and efficiency.
He uses the latest diagnostic equipment to pinpoint diabetic eye disease in its early stages, when there are no outward symptoms. Plus, he is highly skilled in today’s most advanced laser techniques that can treat a variety of retinal disorders, including diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular disease and retinal tears.