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How often should I visit an optometrist if I don't have a prescription and do not have any known issues with my eyes?

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This depends a lot on risk factors, but a healthy adult should get an eye exam once every 1-2 years.

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What does an optometrist do?

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Optometrists provide basic vision care, as well as diagnose and treat vision changes. These professionals perform vision tests and eye exams, prescribe glasses and other lenses used for vision correction, and medication for specific optical diseases....Read More

How often should you see an optometrist?

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It is recommended that patients get their eyes checked every one to two years, depending on their current eye​-care needs, age, and risk factors....Read More

What are some warning signs of vision problems?

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See an eye care professional if you have an eye injury, eye pain, discomfort, redness, loss of vision, shadows or blurred vision....Read More

Can you order glasses and contact lenses through an optometrist's office?

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Yes. Optometrists can prescribe glasses and contact lenses, and patients can order them through an optometrist's office. Optometrists can also provide your prescription if you want to shop around for glasses or lenses according to style or budget....Read More