Use the guidelines below to schedule routine vision checks and eye examinations with an ophthalmologist or optometrist.
For adults without vision problems:
For adults withrefractive errors (nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism) or other eye problems:
For more information, see the topics Nearsightedness (Myopia), Farsightedness (Hyperopia), Strabismus (Cross-Eyes), Amblyopia (Lazy Eye), and Glaucoma.
Canadian Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Guidelines Expert Committee (2013). Retinopathy and diabetes section of Canadian Diabetes Association 2013 clinical practice guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes in Canada. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 37(Suppl 1): S137-S141. Also available online: http://guidelines.diabetes.ca/.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerChristopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology
Current as ofMarch 3, 2017
Current as of: March 3, 2017
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
& Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Christopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology
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