Vision screenings are important, but an eye exam is that and more. Here at EyeCare Associates of San Bernardino, we pay due attention to how well you’re seeing, prescribing the eyeglasses or contact lenses that you need to improve your vision to the utmost of clarity and sharpness. In addition, your ocular health is tested, which is of greater value when you consider that the most common eye diseases form and develop without any warning signs.
If you’ve gotten to this point in your life without needing corrective lenses, you may think that you never will. The reality, however, is that as you age, your vision may benefit from them. Certainly, if you are seeing poorly, squinting or struggling, you need help. But even if your vision is okay, there could be plenty of room for improvement. If you already wear eyeglasses or contacts, an update to them from our Riverside optometry office can make all the difference between adequate vision and excellent vision. All of the above is part of a complete vision screening. An eye exam, though, means testing for glaucoma, cataracts, and if applicable, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. These eye diseases can reach advanced stages before you realize that they exist at all. The result may be eye damage or vision loss, either of which might not be recoverable. That’s the bad news. The good news is that our Riverside optometry office can offer treatment, which with early detection is more likely to be successful. An potential harm to your eyes and vision loss might never occur at all if diagnosis is prompt. It’s why you need more than a vision screening.
Our Riverside optometry office is committed to giving you every chance to enjoy the highest degree of ocular wellness possible, as well as promoting outstanding vision. Simply call our office and let us schedule you for a visit.