Healthy vision is essential all year long. In May, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) promotes awareness about eye health and maintaining it.
Most people know that they need to see their primary care physician for a physical every year. Not as many take the time to check up on their eye health, especially if they don’t need to wear glasses or contact lenses.
But you should be seeing an eye doctor regularly, just like you’d see a general physician. Taking care of your eyes only becomes more crucial as you get older. You should also be aware of the signs of common eye-related conditions. This will help you lower your risk for these conditions while maintaining healthy habits.
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