#2020EyeExam Resources for Doctors

Why You Need An Annual Eye Exam

It’s not just about your vision — it’s about so much more.

Protect your
overall health.

Eye exams allow the doctor to diagnose more than 270 serious health conditions, including diabetes, high blood pressure and certain types of cancer.

Catch eye
conditions early.

Everything from dry eyes to eye strain to glaucoma can be detected during a comprehensive eye exam and, when caught early, can be treated before your vision is impaired.

Save your
eyesight.

Eye exams also protect your vision and ensure you’re seeing as clearly as possible so you can keep doing the things you love.

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Schedule an Appointment with
an AOA Doctor of Optometry

  1. As primary health care providers, AOA doctors are trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of eye conditions.
  2. Doctors of optometry stay up to date on the latest eye health news and research.
  3. They follow standards of care that ensure every patient gets the same comprehensive eye exam every time.

Put Yourself First

The numbers don’t lie. Taking care of your eyes means taking care of yourself. Move the other tasks aside and put getting your #2020EyeExam at the top of your to-do list.

58%

20%

50%

Source: American Optometric Association’s annual American Eye-Q® survey

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