Having a regular eye exam is an important part of your preventative health care. Scheduling an eye exam is essential for maintaining good eyesight as well as preventing permanent vision loss. Many eye diseases and conditions have no obvious symptoms making it crucial to have a certified eye doctor exam your eyes to identify issues before a significant problem arises. Your eye exam will include a full eye health assessment. The eye doctor will check both the health of inside and outside your eyes. This will include:
Photography of the eyes (if necessary)
Visual field examination (if necessary)
Many other tests done at an as needed basis With regular eye exams, many eye conditions can be prevented or caught at a very early stage, making treatment more manageable and vision loss much less likely. Annual examinations are recommended for most patients. Please arrive at your appointment with any questions or concerns regarding the maintenance of your ocular health.