The Importance of Regular Eye Checkups
Change in vision tends to happen gradually, so you may not realize it when you need a new prescription. Additionally, conditions that affect the eyes aren't always obvious at first, so regular checkups are integral to preventing disease.
Regular checkups will allow your optometrist to keep you up to date with your prescription, diagnose issues before they become a problem, and ensure your vision stays sharp! Schedule your eye exam with our team of experienced optometrists at Normandy Optical now!
What to Expect During a Routine Eye Exam
Some people can feel nervous about eye exams, but there's nothing to worry about— they're quick and painless! A routine eye exam is intended to check your vision, check for any signs of eye disease, and update your prescription, if needed. Your routine eye exam will likely include the following:
Diabetic Eye Exams
It is especially important for individuals with diabetes to get regular eye checkups, as they are more prone to eye diseases. During a diabetic eye exam, the optometrist will perform a dilated retinal exam so they can get a better look at the back of your eye, and will be able to detect disease even in the early stages. If your optometrist diagnoses you with an eye disease caused by diabetes, you will be referred to an ophthalmologist for treatment.
Pediatric Eye Exams
According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), your child should have a pediatric eye exam at least three times before school age and at least once every two years thereafter. During a pediatric eye exam, an optometrist will check for:
Schedule Your Eye Exam
Since 1949, Normandy Optical has been serving the Metro-Detroit area by providing best-quality eye care that can only come from the best opticians, optometrists and other eye care professionals. We have five strategic locations across the metropolis, including Rochester Hills, Shelby Township, St. Clair Shores, Sterling Heights, and West Bloomfield. Contact us now to schedule your comprehensive eye exam!