A regular eye exam is essential to maintaining good eye and vision health. As we age, this preventative eye care helps us preserve our vision and watch for signs of developing eye diseases or conditions. If you’re living a busy life, it can seem easy to keep pushing off these regular check-ups, thinking you don’t […]
How Often Should a Child Get an Eye Exam?
Children go through incredible growth and development, which includes their eyes. Children should see their optometrist while they’re still growing to stay on top of their eye health. But the schedule for when children should get their first eye exam and how often after that is not set in stone. This article explores the recommended […]
What Is a Refraction Eye Exam?
The most common type of vision problem is a refractive error. Over 150 million Americans have a refractive error, but many are unaware that they could see better. That’s why regular eye exams are so important. An optometrist or ophthalmologist will perform a refraction test to determine if you have a refractive error in your […]
When Should a Child Have Their First Eye Exam?
A Child’s Vision Children use vision to learn about the world. Their eyes change quickly as they grow, and children may not know when their vision isn’t “normal.” The way they see the world is unique, so they may not be able to explain when they experience eye problems. Children’s eye exams are more than […]