Q – Why are eye exams important?
A – It is important to check the eye health and visual ability of your eyes. Many eyes diseases have no symptoms until permanent damage has already happened.
Q – How often should I have an eye exam by my Optometrist?
A – It is recommended you have an eye exam every year.
Q – What is the purpose of having my eyes dilated?
A – This allows the eye doctor to see everything in the back portion of your eye. This allows us to look for eye diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, retinal detachments, diabetic retinopathy and cancers, such as melanoma.
Q – Will my eyes become worse if I wear eyeglasses?
A – No, what happens is your brain likes the sharper vision. Think regular TV to HD TV
Q – What is anti-reflective for glasses?
A –It is a coating placed on your lenses to reduce glare from fluorescent lights, computer monitors and driving at night. It helps reduce eye strain. Highly recommended for all glasses.
Q – Can I wear contact lenses?
A – In most cases, the answer is yes. Technology has improved greatly over past few years and there almost a contact lens for everyone. Having an eye exam is the only way to know officially know if contact lenses are an option for you.
Q – Why is it important to wear sunglasses?
A – Harmful UV light is linked to causing cataracts and macular degeneration. It is recommended everyone should wear sunglasses anytime they are outside.