a comprehensive eye exam is recommended to not only evaluate your vision but also the health of your eyes. with the use of modern technology the visual system will be evaluated and recommendations for visual correction will be given. to evaluate the ocular health a dilated fundus exam or retinal imaging is required. since the eyes are the window into the body, a comprehensive eye exam can detect numerous systemic conditions, such as:
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Your comprehensive eye exam will also include testing for eye diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration.
by diagnosing health and eye conditions early treatment can be provided to restore and prevent vision loss. depending on age and risk factors, The American optometric association recommends yearly or bi-yearly eye exams.