Healthy adults without underlying systemic diseases may have their eyes checked every other year for age related eye diseases such as cataracts, macular degeneration or glaucoma. Family history is also a relevant reason to be monitored for glaucoma, macular degeneration or retina detachments.
Underlying Systemic disease can cause eye disease and early diagnosis can save your eye sight. Diabetic and Hypertensive patients should have dilated eye examination or a retinal imaging (OPTO-MAP) done annually. Diabetic Retinopathy is still number one cause of blindness in United States.
In the age of Technology, we find more patients with 20/20 distant vision suffering from computer vision syndrome as well as dry eye syndrome. Neck pain, headaches, and eye pain are some of the most common symptoms. Why suffer during your work hours when you can help yourself to work more productively and efficiently.