Quite often doubt overwhelms visitors of optics sections or shops specializing in eye care products. If you haven’t checked your eyesight for a long time, you should not make a purchase without seeking eye doctor’s advice.
Reasons for Checking Eyesight
The selection of spectacles is quite a difficult procedure. The choice of spectacles is not just a matter of looks. There are certain requirements, and if you fail to meet them, your glasses would gather dust on your shelf at best for you would not be able to use them. You can even spoil your eyesight and develop headaches in the worst cases as this kind of a product should be acquired according to your eye base and vision specifics.
Even if you are buying status/image glasses, and not those which correct eyesight, you should seek ophthalmologist’s advice.
Why Using Eye Care Experts’ Services?
Sometimes salespeople at drugstore optics sections lack proper medical education and profound background in ophthalmology. They would rather try to sell you a certain eye-glass frame or model of glasses, and it is not always the one to fit you or make you feel comfortable.
A good store will always offer its consumers the services of a highly qualified ophthalmologist who will use special equipment to make the diagnosis, to determine eye accommodation, identify refraction disorders, and ask about your needs.
The optometrist will examine the sharpness of your vision, and then he will recommend the glasses which will both correct your myopia or hyperopia and will slow down their development. Finding good glasses when you have astigmatism is difficult too. Besides that, an eye doctor should also take into account in what environment — using your desktop, sports or fitness workouts, driving, etc. — these glasses are to function. A thorough examination helps the eye care professional to choose the best option on the basis of your specifics, age and desires.