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The Importance of Regular Eye Exams for Seniors

Sep 9, 2014 @ 09:00 AM — by Jeffrey Schultz
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The risk of developing certain eye conditions and diseases increases as patients age. Due to this, it is important that patients over the age of 60 attend regular eye exams. Patients should also pay attention to any symptoms of vision problems that may arise as they age. In general, the American Optometric Association recommends that patients aged 61 and older schedule eye exams once per year; patients age 18 to 60 should undergo an eye exam every two years. In addition, patients should schedule an exam if noticeable vision symptoms develop. At Lifetime Eye Care, in Independence, near Cleveland, senior eye exams are one of the common eye care services that we offer. During the exam, Dr. Jeffrey E. Schultz will perform various eye tests and look for signs of common age-related conditions.

Common Condition that Affect Seniors

There is a range of eye conditions and diseases that are common in patients over the age of 60, including:

To schedule a senior eye exam with Dr. Schultz, contact Lifetime Eye Care today.