Your Eyes are windows to your overall health. Many diseases such as high blood pressure,diabetes, stroke and high cholesterol show their earliest signs through your eyes. Those people over 40 are susceptible to a number of degenerative eye conditions associated with the aging process as well as ocular diseases such as Glaucoma, Cataracts and Macular Degeneration.

Younger people have their own vision problems many of which are associated with prolonged computer and electronic device use. Making a habit of having an annual eye exam in the most important thing you can do to protect you and your family’s vision. 10 signs a child may need an eye exam is: Loses their place while reading, Sits too close to TV, Rubs eyes excessively, Headaches, Turns or tilts head or closes one eye, Holds reading material closer than normal, Blinking and squinting, Bumps into things, Consistently performs below potential, Family History of eye turns or other visual problems

“20 % of Children aged 9-15 need glasses and 90% have not received them.”

                                                                     – Pat Cummings, OD, President, American Optometric Association