10 Signs it is Time for an Eye Exam

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For many patients it can be a hard choice whether or not to book an eye exam, but we encourage you to book an appointment if you find any of these to be true.


1. Squinting

  • If you find yourself squinting more than usual

2. Bright Flashes And Floaters

  • If you notice that you are seeing bright flashes of light, spots or floaters

3. Frequent Headaches

  • Headaches are can be symptom of many things, including your eyes. Many patients don’t think of eye related issues causing headaches

4. Blurry Vision

  • If you are experience haziness or blurred vision

5. Problems Focusing

  • If you are experiencing any issues focusing or pain when you attempt to do so

6. Sensitivity to Light

  • Can be linked to several disorders or eye diseases

7. Eye Pain

  • If you are experience any type of pain with your eyes you should book an appointment as soon as possible

8. Family History

  • If you have a family history of any of these conditions such as diabetes or glaucoma, especially if you are in your 50s or older

9. Frequent Electronic Use

  • You spend a lot of time in front of a computer screen or electronics

10. You can’t remember when you last had an eye exam

  • Our eyes our constantly changing as we get older, setting up regular eye exams with your doctor could prevent you from coming in with an emergency

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