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3 Reasons Why You Need Routine Eye Exams June 27, 2017

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3 Reasons Why You Need Routine Eye Exams, High Point, North Carolina

Your eyes are one of your body’s most precious organs. While small and delicate, your peepers are with you from the day you are born, providing you with essential visual information about the world around you. Unlike many other organs, the eyes are not particularly adept at healing themselves. Once your vision begins to deteriorate, it can rarely be recovered without the intervention of an eye doctor. To maintain your eye health, many vision care specialists recommend scheduling an eye exam at least once a year.

Below, the team from Optics Eyewear in High Point, NC, explains the importance of yearly eye exams for preserving your vision.

1. Assess Your Vision

The most important component of your eye exam is the vision assessment. Here, your eye doctor will determine the strength of your vision, how near- or farsighted you may have become, and the overall quality of your vision. If your doctor determines your vision is deteriorating, they can offer solutions such as eyeglasses or contacts.

2. Check for Health Problems

eye examIn addition to measuring your vision, an eye exam allows your optometrist to check for issues involving the overall health of your eyes. Serious conditions such as glaucoma, cataracts, or astigmatism typically show no immediate signs—except for occasionally blurry vision or difficulty focusing on objects. However, most eye exams screen for these conditions and enable your eye doctor to provide early interventions.

3. Update Prescriptions

One of the worst things you can do for your eye health is wear glasses or contacts with an outdated prescription. An old prescription that’s too weak can lead to eye strain, which causes your vision to deteriorate even further. Visit your eye doctor at least once a year to assess your current prescription. Even a half-point change in prescriptions can drastically alter your quality of vision.

If you are in the High Point area and need to schedule your yearly eye exam, contact Optics Eyewear at (336) 884-5677 for an appointment. To learn more about their offerings—including a broad range of designer sunglasses—visit their website today.

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