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Eye Exams about More than Vision

Consider what your life would be like without vision. Consider, also, that many eye diseases sneak up on us without warning. If these diseases, such as glaucoma and macular degeneration, can be caught and treated early, the chance of preserving your sight vastly improves. One would think that our understanding our eye doctor can detect trends toward changes in our eye health, would could indicate problems with our overall health, would be enough to get us to our regular eye exams. However being human, we often wait until our eye glasses break or are no longer doing their job before we schedule an appointment (guilty as charged - Arrgh! I need to make that appointment).

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