Frequency of Eye Examinations

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Author: 
Canadian Association of Optometrists
Pages: 
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The need for periodic optometric examination has been recognized for many years. Vision and ocular health conditions are not always accompanied by recognizable symptoms. There is often an increased risk to the patient if treatment is not initiated in a timely manner. Relying on the occurrence of obvious symptoms in order to initiate an eye examination exposes the patient to an unnecessary risk.