physicia General Recommendations : SLUCare Physician Group
  • Be sure to have your child's vision tested when beginning kindergarten and again in the second grade or any time you suspect there may be a problem. Have your child's vision tested if you or your pediatrician have concerns regarding their vision.

  • Semi-annual exams are recommended even for healthy individuals.

  • Be sure to monitor your vision daily if diagnosed with macular degeneration. If you notice visual distortion in either eye, you should make an appointment with a specialist immediately.

  • Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes. Regular eye examinations can help prevent permanent vision loss. Diabetic patients should have annual eye exams.

  • People diagnosed with glaucoma should be tested every six months.