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How often should you see an eye doctor?
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Dr. Daniel Bustos
Ophthalmology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Depends on age
A child should have regular vision screens at the pediatricians office and in school--when irregularities are detected then they should have an eye exam.
A healthy adult with no eye problems (not including glasses need) needs one good comprehensive eye exam between the age of 20-60 or as needed to update the glasses. After the age of 60, you should have a dilated eye exam every 1-2 years.

In brief: Depends on age
A child should have regular vision screens at the pediatricians office and in school--when irregularities are detected then they should have an eye exam.
A healthy adult with no eye problems (not including glasses need) needs one good comprehensive eye exam between the age of 20-60 or as needed to update the glasses. After the age of 60, you should have a dilated eye exam every 1-2 years.
Dr. Daniel Bustos
Dr. Daniel Bustos
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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Eye exam frequency
Diabetic patients are seen at least once a year depending on the severity of their eye disease.
People with cataracts, as they approach visual significance, are seen once a year. People with glaucoma who are on medication are seen every 4 months.

In brief: Eye exam frequency
Diabetic patients are seen at least once a year depending on the severity of their eye disease.
People with cataracts, as they approach visual significance, are seen once a year. People with glaucoma who are on medication are seen every 4 months.
Dr. Theodore Wu
Dr. Theodore Wu
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