Why should I do a Routine Eye Checkup regularly?
Many of the eye diseases are painless and may not be noticed to create a problem till too late. For example, Glaucoma causes constriction of field of vision. Often 50% of the vision is lost before the person notices difficulties while crossing the road.
Many of the retinal diseases progress unnoticed unless involving the macular area. Vision develops only till 12 years age, unilateral spectacle problem can be missed when both eyes are used. Squint also has to be addressed early in children to avoid permanent visual disability.