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~Our eye health evaluations are more than just vision correction!~
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Did you know that your eyes reveal insight regarding your overall health? In fact, your eyes provide early detection for many different diseases that can affect more than just your vision! That's why we routinely perform tests that look for signs and symptoms of many different diseases, not just eye diseases, during your regularly scheduled eye health evaluation.
Illnesses that may be discovered early on through signs in your eyes include high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol and even heart disease. That is why it is so important to leave your total eyecare to professionals. We feel it's important to review your family history then monitor and watch for signs of possibly inherited diseases or illnesses as another precaution.
Of course, we are always checking your eyesight to ensure proper vision. Your total eye health is extremely important to us and we do everything we can to make sure you receive the best personalized care possible. Did you know that the curve of your cornea determines how the light reflects into your retina and the type of image produced? We measure your cornea, record your vision then consult and recommend the best options available to you with all the latest technology! We routinely check for glaucoma during each yearly exam. Your eye has pressure just like your blood, and when this internal ocular pressure increases to high levels, it can damage the optic nerve resulting in serious ocular problems. In some cases glaucoma can occur with normal eye pressure due to poor blood supply to the optic nerve. Early detection of glaucoma is crucial to prevent the loss of sight.
While so many bargain eye care providers are interested only in volume and getting the next patient in the chair, we put quality above all else. We want your eyes and your vision healthy. That's why we offer comprehensive eye health evaluations and necessary follow-up care.
We also watch closely for the development of cataracts. A cataract is the clouding of the eye's natural lens. The lens is made primarily of water and protein, and at a certain age the protein may clump together creating the cloudy effect indicative of a cataract.