Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist
When do I need to make an appointment with an ophthalmologist?
Eye disease that is not detected in time can lead to a serious problem. At the moment, the development of ophthalmology, almost all cases of eye diseases are treatable, except for the treatment of congenital anomalies of the visual system.
It is necessary to make an appointment with an ophthalmologist if you have the following symptoms:
Pain in the eyes, irritation
Feeling of dryness, burning.
Unable to see objects near or far.
The color of the white of the eye has changed.
There was cloudiness or darkening.
Constantly hurts from the light of the eye.
There was unexplained tearing.
A foreign body has entered the eye.
Also, any discomfort in the eyes
You need to make an appointment with an ophthalmologist if you have: diabetes mellitus, hypertension, age over 40, you work as a driver, doctor, policeman, teacher, work associated with constant eye strain, owners of firearms.
What is needed and how to prepare for a visit to an ophthalmologist?
An appointment with an ophthalmologist does not require special preparation, but there are some recommendations. If the patient wears contact lenses or glasses, it is advisable to remove them an hour before the appointment, as this may temporarily impair vision, which may affect the accuracy of the results. Women should refrain from cosmetics on the day of admission.