Advantages of a Yearly Eye Exam

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People often neglect eye health because change and deterioration typically happen very slowly, so it’s

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Advantages of a Yearly Eye Exam :

Advantages of a Yearly Eye Exam

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People often neglect eye health because change and deterioration typically happen very slowly, so it’s very important to try and schedule at least a yearly eye exam to catch any problems before they get out of hand. Eye exams aren’t just for getting glasses or contacts prescriptions, and you, your family or friends can go in for   - LASIK surgery - Diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases - Safe removal of foreign objects or chemicals - Refractive surgery and more.

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On a related note, pediatric optometry is a specialized service and is important in ensuring that your children perform well in school and can safely enjoy playing outside.   When you arrive at your appointment, expect to answer whether you’re on any medications or if there have been drastic changes in your general health. The vision exam that follows typically starts by reading a wall chart with and without lenses to give the optometrist a benchmark for your eyes and whether you are shortsighted, farsighted, neither or both.

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Then , the optometrist will test for essential eye health by examining your capacity for depth perception, eye muscle strength, peripheral vision, and color vision. If you’re curious to see if your medical insurance will cover an eye examination in La Mesa, visit the website .

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