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Why You Need to Book a Routine Eye Examination

When we have eyes that are in good condition, it's easy to forget about the importance of taking preemptive action namely, an optical exam. Nevertheless, timely detection of eye disease is crucial to maintaining healthy vision and eyes. And all it requires is a simple eye test.

A significant number of optical problems have no obvious signs. Consequently, individuals are often unaware that problems exist. You can schedule a comprehensive eye examination at our Waterloo office, with our experienced optometric team. Our Waterloo vision center uses cutting-edge technology ensuring a complete eye exam.

Glaucoma affects more than three million Americans as the main source of blindness. Often referred to as ''the sneak thief of sight'', glaucoma can cause significant damage without any symptoms. More than half of adults in America fail to use corrective lenses and don't schedule regular eye exams, therefore putting their eyes at greater risk.

The problem is that the majority of individuals don't know that vision threatening diseases such as glaucoma and cataracts are often a-symptomatic and without a comprehensive exam are frequently diagnoses only after it's too advanced.

Regular eye examinations to screen for eye and vision problems should be on your check list. Make sure to schedule regular eye exams with your local eye doctor in order to maintain your vision and eye health for many long years.