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The Importance of Routine Eye Examinations

When we have eyes that are in good condition, it's normal to overlook the importance of taking preemptive steps such as an optical examination. Nevertheless, timely diagnosis of any eye or vision problems is crucial to maintaining healthy eyes. This can easily be done with a simple eye exam.

A significant number of optical ailments don't have any obvious signs. Therefore, individuals are often unaware that problems exist. Book a thorough optical exam at our Fayetteville, NC office, where our highly-trained optometric staff offers service suited to the needs of each patient. Our Fayetteville vision center employs cutting-edge equipment ensuring a complete examination.

Unfortunately, more than three million Americans have glaucoma, the main cause of blindness but only half of them realize this. Frequently called ''the sneak thief of sight'', glaucoma can impair vision absent of signs. Almost two-thirds of adults in America fail to use visual aids and don't schedule regular eye exams, therefore leaving their eyes at great risk.

The problem is that most people don't realize that blinding conditions such as glaucoma and macular degeneration often have no early symptoms and without a comprehensive eye exam are frequently discovered only when it's too late.

Regular eye and vision exams to check for eye and vision problems should be on your check list. Be sure to set up regular eye exams with your local optometrist in order to maintain your vision and eye health for years to come.