Unlike going to the dentist, it’s generally not necessary to see your eye doctor every 6 months for a vision exam. Typically, having a comprehensive eye exam every 1-2 years will ensure that your eyes stay healthy and your vision remains sharp. Some patients, such as those with medical conditions like diabetes, eye disorders, high prescriptions or a family history of glaucoma or macular degeneration, require more frequent eye exams.
However, even if you aren’t due for a regular vision exam, there are some signs and symptoms that should alert you to schedule an appointment with your eye doctor. If you experience any of the following symptoms, schedule an eye […]