Healthy Eyes

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do our eyes work?
  2. Is vision loss a normal part of aging?
  3. What vision changes might I experience as I get older?
  4. What are some things I can do to keep my eyes healthy?
  5. Why is it important to have a dilated eye exam?
  6. How does eating a healthy diet help me protect my vision?
  7. How does maintaining a healthy weight help me protect my vision?
  8. Why does wearing sunglasses protect my vision?
  9. Why should I wear protective eye wear?
  10. How can smoking affect my vision?
  11. Why is it important to know my family health history?
  12. Why is keeping my hands and contact lenses clean important?
  13. Why is it important to give my eyes a rest?
  14. What is a comprehensive dilated eye exam?
  15. Who performs the comprehensive dilated eye exam?
  16. How often should I have a comprehensive eye exam?
  17. What can I expect during a comprehensive dilated eye exam?
  18. What happens during dilation?
  19. What is a tonometry test?
  20. What is a visual field test?
  21. What is a visual acuity test?
  22. How do I find an eye care professional?
  23. What can I do to prepare for my eye care visit?
  24. Where can I get more information?

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