How Medical Eye Exams Can Reveal Chronic Illnesses
Eye exams help your doctor evaluate your vision. They are essential at all ages; however, as you age, they may be even more important. Eye examinations help determine if you are near-sighted or far-sighted, if you have trouble with reading, if you have difficulty with depth perception, or if you have cataracts, macular degeneration, or cataracts. In addition, medical eye exams can reveal early signs of chronic illnesses. Here are some signs of chronic illnesses that your eye doctor may look for while examining your eyes.