Regular eye exams are the best way to protect your vision and keep your eyes healthy. CHRISTUS optometrists take pride in caring for the eyes of their patients and protecting the gift of healthy vision. If your vision is stable, you should have an eye exam every two years.

During this exam, your eyes will be dilated, your vision quality will be checked, and you will be screened for eye disorders such as glaucoma.If your vision seems to change between routine exams, you should schedule an appointment as soon as possible. Early detection and treatment of certain eye diseases and disorders can prevent loss of vision.

Signs and symptoms that you may need an eye exam:

  • Problems reading
  • Problems driving at night
  • Dark spots
  • Difficulty focusing
  • Double vision
  • Foggy Vision
  • Distorted straight lines
  • Halos
  • Eye pain or pressure
  • Feeling like you have something in your eyes
  • Tearing or watery eyes
  • Redness
  • Squinting
  • Flashes of light
  • Poor peripheral vision