As we age, our eyes age too, and the risk of eye diseases and conditions— many with no warning signs—climbs.That’s why experts stress the importance of an annual comprehensive eye exam for everyone over age 50. “Just as you’d visit an internist for your annual health check-up, it’s equally important to have your eyes checked each year—even if you’re not experiencing any vision problems,” says Divya Srikumaran, M.D., medical director at Johns Hopkins’ Wilmer Eye Institute in Odenton, Maryland.
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Larry J. says
Most people see the Dentist every 6 months but don’t get an annual eye exam. You can buy new teeth but can’t buy new eyes!