Eye doctors perform eye exams for patients of all ages. These eye exams can help you maintain your vision and eye health. Adults with perfect vision can choose to see the eye doctor every few years if they prefer. However, there are some advantages to making an appointment with your eye doctor once a year. These are four reasons you may need to see an eye doctor annually. 1. You wear glasses or contacts.
I still remember the day my mom took my family for our annual eye exams and I found out that I needed to start wearing eyeglasses. I really enjoyed picking out my first pair, and they were pink with cartoon characters on them! When I entered high school, my parents let me begin wearing contact lenses. I was afraid to put them in my eyes, but I was brave and did it! I recently began having lens discomfort, and I was really worried I would be told by my eye doctor that I wouldn't wear contacts anymore. I was grateful when he told me that I simply had dry eye and needed to use lubricant drops and wear my glasses a bit more often. I have since become dedicated to caring for my eyes well and I decided to start a blog to help others learn how too, too!