The American Academy of Ophthalmology has named August Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month and although each child’s eyes are different, it’s important to spread awareness about the timeline for vision checks as children grow into adults.
As the season gets colder, you might think it’s a no brainer to head to the doctor for your annual flu shot or checkup. But, did you ever consider that heading to the ophthalmologist might also be a step in preventing a health problem?
As people age, eye exams become even more important to ensure no underlying eye diseases are present. A recent study has shown that eye exams may also be important in detecting other non eye-related issues, such as stroke risk.
Baby Boomers are reaching the age where plans for retirement in tropical locations might be in sight, but will they be able to see paradise when they get there?
Resolutions are usually on the top of everyone’s list come this time of year, but how many of you have included an annual eye exam on this list of things to accomplish?