Eye Dr Roanoke VA, Salem, Vinton, Botetourt, New Castle VA

A good Eye Dr Roanoke VA will not only diagnose problems and treat your eyes; he or she will also make sure that you are provided with enough information regarding eye care and given enough tips to avoid future problems. At Shelton Eye Care, the staff and Dr Shelton make sure that the patients and people coming for a routine check up are given plenty of good advice and information regarding the care of eyes.

Whether you have an eye problem or you don’t; you should have an eye checkup every 2nd year with a specialist or an optometrist who can guide you about the risk factors associated with your eyes. Whether any issue is upcoming or you have to take more care regarding anything. A little bit of assurance is sometimes all you need to carry on with the care that you have been taking. Protect your eyes for UV rays by wearing sunglasses and a hat to reduce exposure to UV rays. They are the rays that reach earth from the sun and are leading cause of cataracts and skin problems.

Your eyes will eventually degenerate with age but Age Related Macular Degeneration can be prolonged through maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Eating green and leafy vegetables, consuming Omega 3 through fish and linseed and taking healthy amount of Vitamin E and C are helpful in the process. These certain tips will be given to you by your eye specialists or optometrist. It is important that you follow these tips if you want to maintain good vision and eye health. In case you believe you have a medical ailment that is related to the eyes then you should consult your optometrist or your eye specialist. The later is certified to perform complex procedures and surgeries while the former can very well take care of the rest of the matters including medicines, lenses and spectacles.

The eyes should be protected from accidents by wearing safety glasses because 60% of eye injuries happen while at work. Factories, lawn mowing and jobs of the like are likely to cause an injury so lower the protective shield and wear goggles wherever it is important. Kids need special care in everything including their ailments. They are unable to express whether their vision is blurry so regular checkup of the eye for kids is also suggested by Dr Shelton and his team mates at Shelton Eye Care. A good Eye Dr Roanoke VA can considerably improve your vision and quality of life.

Contact us at  (540) 265-7420 to request an appointment to have your vision examined or to be fitted for contact lenses.

For patients ages 5 through Senior Citizen. Children 4 and under should be seen at Vistar Eye Center by a Pediatric Ophthalmologist.