The following ways can help to improve your quality of vision.
We cannot prevent the aging process. However, some of the eye diseases can be treated to prevent severe or late stages.
If you notice following eye symptoms and these symptoms are getting worse, you do need to have an eye examination.
Although most of the eye diseases do not present with any symptoms, someone can be found to have eye diseases at severe or late stages after an eye examination. So if someone has one or some of the following factors, he or she needs to have an eye examination.
There are many factors which cause a blurred vision. Although some conditions are not important, some may be early alarming signs of very severe eye diseases. You need to consult with an eye doctor if you notice one of the following symptoms;
Please bring a referral letter from other doctors, a list of any eye drops, tablets or other medications you use, medical records and test results. If you wear glasses or contact lenses, please bring them together with any cases, solutions and optician reports.
It is a good idea if you go for an eye examination on your holiday or during your spare time as the detailed eye examination takes time. It can cause a blurred vision for about 3 - 6 hours if you need a dilated eye examination for the back part of your eye. It can also cause glare and photophobia. So you should not drive at that time. Wearing the sunglasses can protect these glare and photophobia. If possible, you should be accompanied with another person. It is necessary to do visual acuity test, measurement of intra-ocular pressure, assessment of spectacle power if required as basic tests before a consultation with an eye doctor. After an eye doctor examined your front part of your eye with a slit-lamp, a dilated eye examination for the back part of your eye may be needed according to your eye condition. Your eye will not be damaged with a light from a slit-lamp. If necessary, an eye doctor will explain you to do other tests for a definitive diagnosis and treatment after a detailed examination.