An eye exam does not only check if you need spectacles. Your Optometrist can detect early signs of some systemic conditions and diseases by looking at your eye’s blood vessels, retina and so forth.
ARMD – Aged Related Macular Degeneration is the most common
cause of vision loss in an aging population in Ireland.
It is a progressive disease which can lead to severe visual impairment.
Glaucoma – Glaucoma is a range of conditions which can cause damage
to the optic nerve at the back of the eye, leading to vision loss over time.
It is very successfully treated if caught early so regular eye tests
every two years will screen for any changes.
Eye Conditions – Diabetic Retinopathy, Cataract Retinis Pigmentoso are just a
few of the other eye conditions which can be detected in your routine eye exam.
Other Conditions –
They may be able to tell you if you are developing high blood pressure,
high cholesterol or other problems.
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