Insights from The Orlando Senior Help Desk: Keeping your Eyes Healthy
March 31, 2023
Aging is a process that brings many changes. There are several simple steps you can take to keep your eyes healthy during your lifetime.
Visiting an eye care professional regularly for a comprehensive dilated eye exam is the most important thing you can do to reduce your risk of vision loss as you age.
A comprehensive dilated eye exam is different from the basic eye exam or screening you have for glasses or contacts. By dilating the pupils and examining the back of the eyes, your doctor can detect eye diseases in their early stages, before vision loss occurs. They can check for: