people decide to wait until they experience symptoms before
visiting their eye doctor, but at the Eyecare Vision Centers,
we stress the importance of prevention. By scheduling a complete
eye exam, you can be signaled to warning signs before they
become a problem.
of tests will be administered requiring you to either look
into bright lights, read charts and other non-invasive tasks.
In doing such, every aspect of your overall ocular health
and well being can be properly evaluated.
mistake made even by those who understand the benefits of
preventative eye exams is to wait until late adulthood to
schedule their first appointment. The best time to schedule
the first comprehensive eye exam is between ages 3-5. A follow
up should be scheduled prior to entering school as poor eyesight
can have a direct impact on learning ability. From this time
until around the age of 40, comprehensive eye exams should
be regularly scheduled every two years. After this, or if
you wear contact lenses it is best to have your eyes checked
annually or more as advised.
best to come to the appointment prepared as there will be
many questions to answer. Common ones tend to regard aspects
such as whether you wear glasses currently, were born premature,
have allergic reactions to medicines, have had current or
past eye problems and family history, just to name a few.
These questions help your physician determine things to look
for as well as the best possible treatment method.
information is taken, the testing begins. The comprehensive
eye exam leaves no room for error as it tests the muscles,
visual acuity, refraction, perimetry, color vision, retinal
health and for glaucoma. Even more detailed tests are given
to those whose family history and other information is indicative
of potential threats.
problems before they manifest is the best way to ensure proper
eyesight for a lifetime, and scheduling your comprehensive
eye exam today is the first step to take in making sure you
don't become a victim later in life.
the BookNow button or call 947-3937 to schedule your Eye Exam
at any of our Oklahoma offices.