When it comes to your optometrist, it’s important to maintain regularly scheduled appointments to ensure that your vision is functioning optimally. In addition, an optometrist is able to detect common eye disorders simply by examining your eyes. Among these are:
Optometrist are also often the first doctors to detect the onset of diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure in their patients.
Generally speaking, an appointment every one to two years for both adults and children is advisable. Young children beginning school should have their vision checked so as to reduce the possibility of learning difficulties due to poor eyesight that has not been corrected. It’s important to remember that a child may have no concept of optimal vision until they have been examined and any corrective measures required have been taken.
As a rule of thumb, children should be examined around six months of age, followed by another exam at age three and one just prior to starting school. In the event that the child has risk factors, an initial exam should be conducted earlier than six months. Common risk factors include:
As for adults, an eye exam every two years between the ages of 18-60 is recommended. Seniors 60 years and older would be better served by having an eye exam once a year. As with children there are certain risk factors for adults that may require more frequent eye exams. These include:
Here are some conditions that may warrant an immediate appointment with your optometrist.
Bear in mind that these are situations where you may need an additional appointment with your optometrist. Remember that regular eye exams are the best way to maintain good functioning vision.
Here in the Weston MA area, Weston Eye Care is an eye care center and boutique that relies on state-of-the-art technology to enhance and correct the visions of their patients. Their aim is to provide a better quality of life through better vision. Central to their core philosophy is a commitment to treat their patients and customers as the unique individuals they are. The entire team at Weston Eye Care are dedicated to:
Dr. Stanley Miller, staff optometrist, has played an integral part in the visual health of Weston area residents and visitors for over 30 years. Dr. Miller is ably assisted by Dr. Linh Trieu and Dr. Reagan. Together they ensure that Weston Eye Care patients and customers receive comprehensive eye examinations and are properly fitted for eyewear and contact lenses.
Offering only the finest in boutique eyewear, Weston Eye Care carries in stock only the finest collections and designer brands. Their personal guarantee is to provide:
The doctors and staff of Weston Eye Care offer their personal invitation to all area residents and visitors who do not currently have an optometrist to visit or contact them for the vision care and products they richly deserve.