Even if your eyesight is stable and your eyes seem healthy, annual comprehensive eye exams give us the opportunity to get to know your eyes. With this knowledge, we can establish a baseline for your ocular health, which allows us to detect even the smallest changes in your eyes, even before you notice them.
Eye exams are even more important as we age since those over 65 face unique ocular risks. Age-related ocular diseases are the leading causes of blindness and low vision in the United States. Our goal is to ensure your vision remains strong and clear well into your golden years.
To protect your ocular health and vision, we recommend adults and seniors undergo annual eye exams. If this isn’t needed, your optometrist will provide you with an alternative schedule.
Those with diabetes must undergo annual eye exams that focus on detecting early signs of diabetic eye diseases:
Children’s eyes are continually changing. Eye conditions that develop during childhood can worsen over time if they’re not properly treated and managed. Because children rely so heavily on their eyes to explore their world and learn essential skills, regular eye exams are crucial in maintaining their health and supporting their growth.
Nearly 1 in 5 preschool children have an eye condition in the United States. Undiagnosed vision problems can impact your child’s school performance, social interactions, self-esteem, and overall development.
Protecting your child’s vision and development begins with routine eye exams. We build a relationship with your child and instill a passion for their eyes that will help them develop healthy, eye-friendly habits throughout their life.
Many Americans spend upwards of 12 hours a day looking at a digital screen. From computers to tablets to smartphones to TVs, our lives revolve around these devices. While they have made our lives more convenient in many ways, they are also leading to an increase in digital eye strain.
It’s not the devices themselves that cause digital eye strain, but how we use them. Any intense focus on one task will put stress on your eyes and their muscles, leading to uncomfortable symptoms like:
Computers and other devices are more likely to cause eye strain because:
We offer lenses from HOYA with blue-light blocking coatings to ensure you feel comfortable when using your favorite devices. Learn more on our Brands page!