Entries by Dr. Joy Bate FAAO, OD, PHD

Why Are Diabetic Eye Exams Important?

Diabetic eye exams are an important part of healthcare for patients suffering from diabetes. If you’ve got diabetes, see your eye doctor in Haslet, TX for a diabetic eye exam. At Joy Family Eye Care, we provide diabetic eye exams to help our patients identify conditions like glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. Here’s why you need […]

You Don’t Have to Live with Dry Eyes  

Your eyes continually create tears that provide lubrication and keep them healthy under normal conditions. However, aging, certain medical conditions, the effects of medications, lack of nerve sensitivity, and lifestyle habits like heavy computer usage can cause your eyes to become dry and uncomfortable. Dry eyes occur when your tear ducts do not produce enough […]