Optometrist holding a eye test glasses.
Optometrist holding a eye test glasses.

One needs to understand the importance of EYE EXAMS Here are 5 reasons why you should get annual eye exam done: Everyone is aware of Annual Checks for the machines we use.. the so called Annual Maintenance Contracts(AMC).If a machine can be so important, cant the EYE which serves you the moment you open them in the morning, meticulously taking you through all the shores of the day, till the time you fall asleep, DESERVE A ANNUAL EXAM?

1. SEEING CLEARLY WITH EASE
Time changes and so do eyes. Correcting fluctuations in prescription helps you giving your best performance at school, work, or during sports. It also helps prevent eye strain, tiredness, headaches, focusing difficulties etc.

2. SMOOTH LEARNING AT SCHOOL
Uncorrected vision problems in children often cause learning and reading difficulties in school. They could also contribute to conditions like dyslexia and ADD. They could have an undiagnosed LAZY EYE which might be cause for permanent reduced vision.

3. EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF EYE DISEASES
Many Eye diseases DO NOT HAVE SYMPTOMS! Eye Diseases like Glaucoma ( sneak thief of sight),macular degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy and cataract can be diagnosed early and damage/disability caused by them can be prevented or managed at an early stage

4. DIAGNOSIS OF SYSTEMIC DISEASES
Eye is a window to the inside world and the state of the disease in the body can be seen and diagnosed by a simple ROUTINE EYE EXAM. Diabetes, Brain Tumors, Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) are sometimes detected on a routine Eye Exam.

5. AN EYE ON FASHION
Though the primary purpose of visiting an eye doctor is eye health, we can have a little fun too. Eye Wear, colored contact lenses or permanent removal of glasses by Laser (LASIK) are a few options that could also be discussed

A stitch in time saves nine….. A preventive Eye Check has ALWAYS helped…. get your annual eye exam done now

Preventive Ophthalmology Cell, Roshni Eye Hospital