There are many condition that can affect health of the eyes and vision without eye getting red or painful. These conditions include ocular reasons – cataracts, retinal tears or detachments, macula degeneration, optic neuropathy, eye floaters. Non ocular reasons – Diabetic retinopathy (ocular complication of diabetes), ocular manifestation of hypertension and elevated cholesterol. Signs of these condition can be determined during an eye exam and in many cases alert the doctor to direct the patient towards addressing any of the above to ensure good vision, healthy eyes and overall wellbeing.
We are happy to communicate with your family doctor to perform an eye exam and resolve any concern that may arise.