Regardless of age, it is essential to have at least an annual eye exam to help catch any eye problem before it progresses. This gives you the best chance to correct or prevent the condition from worsening. The importance of annual eye exams goes well beyond just making sure your vision isn’t blurry.
At World of Vision, our experienced Optometrists will test your vision to determine the power required for your spectacles, as well as check for common eye diseases, assess how your eyes work together and evaluate your eyes as an indicator of your overall health. Our eyes have been called “the window to our soul.” It turns out, they also are often a very effective window to our overall health.
Children learn through their eyes and to ensure optimal academic and sport development they should have regular eye exams. Children today, start using digital devices, even before they start walking. Extended use of these screens can cause eye strain or tiredness, which can impact your child’s vision. There is a close correlation between the use of digital devices and the significant increase in myopia among children in the world. Luckily our Optometrists at World of Vision stay up to date with the latest technology in lenses to reduce the exposure of harm full blue light from all screens.
As you grow older, regular eye exams are essential as adults are prone to diseases that may cause blindness or other serious eye-related issues. Eye exams can easily identify common causes of blindness such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. Occurrences of these conditions increase significantly as we age. Vision loss often can be prevented or reduced with early detection from regular eye exams.
Don’t put it off – Schedule your family’s appointments today.