General Eye Care

Loss of vision can be prevented

Regular medical eye exams may help prevent unnecessary vision loss. Recommended intervals for eye exams in patients with healthy eyes are:

 

Age 20-29:
Individuals of African descent or with a family history of glaucoma should have an eye examination every three to five years. Others should have an eye exam at least once during this period.

Age 30-39:
Individuals of African descent or with a family history of glaucoma should have an eye examination every two to four years. Others should have an eye exam at least twice during this period.

Age 40-64:
At least every two to four years.

Age 65 or older:
At least every one to two years.