Eye exams good for your health?

Optometrists say that our eyes are “the window to our soul”. That’s because an annual eye exam can show overall health problems. During a comprehensive eye exam your optometrist will be able to evaluate the health of your blood vessels and any underlying health issues. Diabetes and high cholesterol are some of the conditions that can be detected by observing blood vessels in your eyes during your eye exam. Optometrists can discover eye issues which can be prevented or corrected if caught early.

When should I get my eye exam?

So even when you think your eyes are healthy, an eye exam is good for your overall health. Most optometrists recommend that you get your eyes checked every year. Even children should get annual eye exams starting as early as three years old. No matter your age, schedule your eye exam today and get a jump start on your overall health.