There is a saying, “The eyes are the windows to the soul.” Regardless if you want your eyes to convey something meaningful or not, there is no question of how important and valuable they are. Caring for the eyes is everybody's business and knowing when to see your eye doctor is key to optimum eye care. So when should you go and see your eye specialist?
Make it an annual thing.
Paying your eye doctor a visit should be an annual habit, whether you are still young or on your prime. Certain eye conditions may not be readily apparent but can actually be in their early stages of development. By having a specialist check on your eyes, you will be able to avert such conditions that can result in complications in the future, if left undetected and untreated.
If you are suffering from nagging headaches, a visit to your eye doctor may help. You may already be suffering from eye strain that will probably require you to wear eyeglasses. If you are already wearing eyeglasses, your prescription may have changed so head to your eye doctor for confirmation.
Last but not least, if you are feeling pain in your eyes and it's already bothering you a lot, better head to your doctor and have it checked. Pain serves as a signal that something is not right and should be addressed quickly.