May is Healthy Vision Month
Get a Dilated Eye Exam
When it comes to common vision problems, many people don't realize their vision could be improved with glasses or contact lenses. In addition, many common eye diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, and age-related macular degeneration often have no symptoms. A dilated eye exam is the only way to detect these diseases in their early stages. Talk to your eye care professional about how often you should have one
Live a Healthy Lifestyle
Living an overall healthy life is good for your eyes. You can start taking steps toward living a healthy life by maintaining a healthy weight, eating healthy foods, not smoking and managing chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, glaucoma and multiple sclerosis.