You know the saying “the eyes are the window to the soul”?... Well, the eyes are also the window to your ocular health! Yearly eye exams are an easy and important way to protect your eyes and your overall health. We can determine your visual needs by increasing your clarity and comfort in the world. These exams are particularly important for contact lens wearers, as the health of their eyes must be evaluated yearly to ensure a comfortable and accurate fit!
During the eye exam, your optometrist will ask you various questions pertaining to your daily routine, your dietary habits, and your family history. These answers will be vital in painting a picture of your ocular and systemic health. The optometrist will test your vision to determine any changes to your prescription for either glasses or contact lenses. Ensuring the best clarity to keep you eyes clear and comfortable when viewing objects near and far.
A yearly eye exam can also help detect early signs of serious health conditions such as diabetes, high cholesterol, and even brain tumors! Eyes are the only place in your entire body that provide a transparent view of your circulatory and nervous system, allowing your optometrist to work together with your primary care physician in keeping your body healthy. Medicine is constantly evolving and helping people live happier and healthier lives, the eyes have joined the cause in getting us closer to more information and help preventative care take it’s course. Book your appointment today!
See and Be Seen at Eyed LA Optometry, Brentwood, West Los Angeles, CA