Regular Eye Exams Are Key to Maintaining Eye Health Through the Aging Process
It’s no secret that bodies change as time goes by. But many of us overlook our eyes when we consider self-care. Unfortunately, our eyes require just as much care as the rest of our bodies. Luckily, you don’t have to keep track of your eye health; we’ll do it for you.
All you need to do is book your annual eye exam with us. We’ll help you stay on top on your prescription, screen for any early signs of disease, and monitor your overall eye health. Our goal is to help you maintain healthy eyes and vision for a lifetime. Contact us today to book your annual eye exam.
Annual Eye Exams Reduce the Risk of Vision Loss Due to Disease
Most eye diseases progress slowly, causing permanent and irreversible damage. With early treatment, this damage can usually be prevented or delayed. The problem is, to treat a disease, you first have to know it’s there. And since most eye diseases don’t show any symptoms at all, the only way to get an early diagnosis is through regular, thorough eye exams.
At a Bluebird Family Eye Care exam, we’ll carefully screen for diseases and conditions often associated with aging. These include:
Most people will experience some kind of cataract development during their life. As the eye ages, the proteins in the lens change structure; causing the lens to become more opaque and hindering light from effectively passing through the lens. Cataracts can be removed surgically.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Age-Related Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of severe vision loss in people over 60; affecting over 10 million Americans. The macula is a small, light-sensitive area of the retina which is responsible for your central vision.
When damage or deterioration of the macular cells and tissue occurs, it’s known as age-related macular degeneration or AMD. The more severe the degeneration, the more likely the cells are to die; making diagnosis and treatment crucial to avoiding permanent vision loss.
Glaucoma is sometimes known as “the silent thief of sight” because it slowly damages your vision without presenting any symptoms. It is a disease that causes progressive and permanent damage to the optic nerve. When the fluid in your eye doesn’t drain properly, it causes the intraocular pressure (IOP) to rise, damaging the delicate nerve fibres. With early detection and treatment, significant damage can be delayed or prevented.
Bluebird Family Eye Care Offers Exceptional Service
As far as we’re concerned, your eye exam isn’t finished until you feel like you fully understand the state of your eye health. During and after your exam, we’ll make a point of clearly and carefully explaining each test we run and every result we uncover. We’ll also take the time to answer your questions and go over any concerns you may have.
At the end of the day, we just want you to be happy with the level of service we’ve provided you.
Our Wow Guarantee Has You Covered
We are very serious about offering the best possible service and doing everything we can to make our patients happy. Our responsibility to you doesn’t stop after you’ve purchased glasses. That’s why we developed our Wow Guarantee.
For 12 months after your purchase, we’ll replace or fix your glasses for only a 25 dollar co-payment. Shattered lens? Snapped bridge? Your dog chewed them to pieces? No matter! Our Wow Guarantee is unconditional. When you purchase from Bluebird Family Eye Care, you’re investing in more than just premium eyewear; you’re investing in peace of mind.