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  • Why Get an Eye Exam? To Spot the Signs You Can't See

    By Beatrice Shelton
    Oct. 11, 2016

    As adults age, many will develop eye diseases that could become debilitating if not treated in time. But people can protect themselves by having eye exams that can spot early and often-hidden signs of eye disease.

    Watch this animated video to learn how. Then, share it with your friends and loved ones so they can take steps to care for their vision, too.

    If you’re age 65 or older and haven’t seen an ophthalmologist in three or more years, the Academy wants to help get you checked. Learn how you may qualify for a no-cost eye exam through EyeCare America.

    Eye Exams: Detecting the Signs We Can’t See