Diseases Detected in an Eye Exam

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Think of your optometrist as part of your healthcare pit crew! You may think you’re only there to have your vision checked, but an optometrist can also detect signs of high blood pressure, diabetes, liver disease, neurologic conditions, thyroid disease, and many other health issues.‪#‎VisionHealthMonth‬

Click below to read a great article by a family doctor. She discusses why it’s important to keep annual eye exams a priority in your busy lives. All eye tests are not created equally, and a comprehensive checkup by your optometrist is much more than your family doctor can typically do. A doctor of optometry has the equipment and expertise to do a truly thorough assessment.

The Serious Diseases a Doctor of Optometry Can Detect  written by Kim Foster, MD