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If you don’t need contacts or glasses, chances are you may be wondering why you need an eye exam every year. Seeing a clear 20/20 is just part of a comprehensive eye exam; the battery of screening tests check for a variety of conditions, while the eye health exam offers an extensive look inside and around some of the most important parts to your eyes. The comprehensive eye exam is necessary to ensure healthy eyes and vision.
Here are 3 reasons why:
Comprehensive eye exams allow for the opportunity for an extensive check-up that often connects overall systemic health and family history to eye health and vision. Scheduling you're yearly eye exam means taking preventative steps to ensure minimal risk and optimal eye health in the short and longterm.
Jen Wademan, O.D.