At Risk for Vision Problems

 
At Risk for Vision Problems

Recent surveys show that many New Zealanders, from infants to seniors, have uncorrected vision problems. Some of these, such as amblyopia or glaucoma, have no warning signs and can cause permanent vision loss if left untreated.

This is why regular eye examinations are the best way to ensure healthy vision for you and your family. Someone in your family may be at risk. 

OCT scans are now included in comprehensive eye examinations (age 50 and over) and post-cataract eye examinations. This is a 3D scan of your eye structures in 10 minutes, completely painless and non-invasive! It's the gold standard for early detection of eye diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease.

By taking care of your eyes today, you can ensure healthy vision tomorrow.

Did you know:

  • One in five school-age children has an undiagnosed vision problem that intereferes with learning
  • People aged 50 and older have a greater chance of developing glaucoma, cataracts, and other potentially sight-stealing diseases
  • Older drivers with vision impairment are more likely to be involved in a car accident
  • Many New Zealanders suffer vision and health problems as a result of extensive computer usage including eye strain and headaches
  • Sport-related eye injuries can be prevented by wearing protective eyewear

For more information on protecting your and your family's vision, contact us today!

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