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Eye Exam Coming Up? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you've got an eye exam penciled in for some time soon, there are a few things you can do to be extra ready for it. In order for us to guarantee that your exam is effective and worthwhile, there are a number of bits of information we'll need to know.

Because vision can be affected by seemingly unrelated health conditions, you'll need to let us know about any changes in your body you are aware of. This includes allergies, pregnancy, high blood pressure, diabetes or any other serious illness.

Eye doctors will also take into consideration details of your lifestyle habits, such as if you're a smoker, as this can also be a factor in several eye conditions. Tell us how you use your eyes. Are you a craftsman who spends time focusing on fine details? Knowing these details can help us to determine your treatment plan.

And if you have any eye diseases that effect anyone in your family, it's important to inform us, because a few of them are hereditary. It's easy to understand what it's a great deal more efficient to look out for warning signs when we're informed about which conditions you're prone to.

Come see us if you are aware of anything odd about your eyes and vision including blurriness, fatigue, flashes of light, spots and double vision. We will ascertain the root of the condition, and then recommend the best possible way to treat it. Another thing that will help us provide a thorough exam are your most recent pair of glasses. They provide important information, even if you wear contact lenses. We look forward to working with you, and helping you attain your best possible vision.