The eyes are a window into your overall health and an annual eye exam can help keep tabs on what’s going on in your body.
When you visit your eye doctor on an annual basis, he/she has a unique opportunity to look directly into your body without any invasive procedures and surgeries. Also, eyesight requires a lot of energy and blood flow, so when something begins to go wrong elsewhere in the body, the first warning signs often show at the back of the eyes. Here are seven non-vision-related health conditions that can be detected during a comprehensive eye exam:
So, if it’s been awhile since you’ve last visited your eye doctor, then use your VSP Individual Vision Plan to schedule an eye exam today. If you don’t have vision insurance, find out how VSP can help you save on your next eye exam or pair of glasses.