While a majority of adults consider their vision their most valuable sense, only half bother to get their annual eye exams. And few adults understand their eye doctor can help detect signs of diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid diseases, and other conditions. Nicole Fuerst, MD and David Fuerst, MD have a personal mission to help you optimize your entire health with their advanced diagnostic techniques. If it’s been more than a year since your last eye exam, take control of your health and call David J. Fuerst, MD, Inc. in Glendale or West Covina, California today. Alternatively, you can request an appointment online.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends eye exams at the following intervals for most people:
The frequency of eye exams depend on the individual’s age, race, past ocular history, medical history, family history, and symptoms.
During your appointment, your doctor discusses your family and medical history with you. They also perform a variety of tests to screen your vision and optical health.
During your eye exam, Dr. Nicole Fuerst and Dr. David Fuerst with the assistance of skilled technicians, use advanced diagnostic testing.
After your exam, your doctor discusses their findings and customizes a treatment plan for you, if needed. Their expert optician and/or contact lens specialist can help you set up prescription lenses if you need corrective eyewear.
Your eyes influence how you see the world and how well you function at work and home, so it’s important to keep them healthy with regular checkups.
Routine eye exams not only contribute to your overall health but they also:
If it’s been over a year since your last eye exam, set up your appointment now by calling the office location nearest you or requesting one online. David J. Fuerst, MD, Inc. accepts VSP & MES vision plans and offers a wide selection of designer frames at every price point and for patients of all ages.