Comprehensive eye examinations conducted by optometrists are designed to assess the function of the visual system, the refractive or optical status of the eye, and the health of the eyes and visual neurological pathways.
Over the course of the next nine years, 6.4 million Canadians will be diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. What’s more, one third of Canadians today already have diabetes or prediabetes and many don’t know it.
A comprehensive eye exam performed by a Doctor of Optometry is an important part of preventative health care. It can be likened to a physical for the eye because it looks at the entire eye and visual system, as well as prescriptions.