7 Health Problems Eye Exams Can Detect

April 14th, 2015

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You may think that getting an eye exam is just to check the health of your eye.  However, any Doctor of Optometry including ours at Vision West, are trained and able to detect other health issues of patients as well.  Here are 7 issues that can be diagnosed include:

  1. Diabetes
  2. Hypertension
  3. Auto-immune disorders
  4. High cholesterol
  5. Thyroid disease
  6. Cancer
  7. Tumors

It is always wise to listen to your body, and if you feel discomfort and pain– always seek professional medical advice from your doctor. However, many symptoms can be detected from your regular eye exam check-up.  So don’t delay to book your exam today!  For more information, check out our eye health assessments for children, seniors and adults.

Original article here, courtesy of www.yoursightmatters.com.