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The Importance of an Annual Eye Exam

with Pearle Vision
Posted at 10:30 AM, Dec 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-01 11:30:28-05

The eye muscles, being the busiest muscles in the body, have been estimated to move more than 100,000 times every day.
If you’re over 40, everyone's eyes start to change because of something called presbyopia It's what happens when the lens of the eye hardens and can't easily shift from focusing far away to nearby anymore. Doug Zarkin of Pearle Vision joins us to talk more about the importance of an annual eye exam.
An inspection of your eyes can reveal much about your overall health.
For example, blockages in the blood vessels could indicate high cholesterol or heart disease.
High blood pressure and diabetes is also something a comprehensive eye exam can detect
Diabetic eye disease can slowly cause vision loss but catching it early can reduce the risk of blindness by 95%
Visit pearlevision.comto find their nearest PV EyeCare Center to schedule an eye exam.