Eye Exams Are Also Important for Your Overall Health
Just like you see your physician for an annual checkup and your dentist for regular cleanings and dental exams, you should see your optometrist for regular eye exams. It may sound cliche, but your eyes are the windows to your overall health.
Your eyes are delicate machines fed by hundreds of tiny, fragile blood vessels. Because of this fragility, some health conditions may affect your eyes before other areas of your body. An eye exam will allow your optometrist to see these effects on your eyes before even your general practitioner can.
Although seemingly unrelated to your eyes, an eye exam can reveal other health concerns, such as:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Multiple Sclerosis
- High Cholesterol
At Yonge Eye Optometry, our optometrists focus on building a long-term relationship with all our patients. Proper eye care is an ongoing partnership built on trust and open communication. Dr. Awadia takes the time to explain your eye exam results, describe your options, and listen to your unique eye care needs.
It’s important that you have access to the care you need when you need it. Our diverse, experienced eye care team specializes in:
Our Continued Commitment to Our Community
Our responsibility doesn’t stop at eye care. We give back to our community every Christmas by donating to the Harvest Food Bank.