Signs you might need an eye exam
Updated: Sep 27, 2018
Eye health professionals recommend to get an eye exam every year. That way it should help you to prevent any eye conditions and stay healthy.
Here are signs that you should get another exam on the calendar soon:
Your eyes are red, dry, itchy, or you are seeing spots, flashes of light, or floaters.
You have diabetes or another health condition that affects your eyes. Also, if you have a family history of conditions like diabetes or glaucoma you may need exams more often, especially as you move into your 50s.
You can't remember when was your last eye exam.
You have difficulty driving at night and seeing street signs.
You experience eye strain, headaches or blurred vision after spending time in front of a computer screen.
You get motion sick, dizzy, or have trouble following a moving target.
You hold books or the newspaper further away from your face and squint or close one eye to read them clearly.
You notice any changes in your vision.
Don't wait until you experience any of these 8 signs.