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Many sight-threatening diseases, if detected early, can be cured or treated to prevent, or slow, the progression of any vision loss. The most important preventive step is receiving routine examinations by a qualified eye care professional. Talk with your health care provider to find out how often you should have an exam.

Online Medical Reviewer: Bogus, William J, OD, FAAO
Online Medical Reviewer: Grantham, Paula, RN, BSN
Date Last Reviewed: 4/4/2014
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