Let's face it, everyone is busy and the idea of computer-based everything is becoming mainstream. Virtual visits with doctors, urgent care and even eye care professionals is convenient... or is it?
Don't believe that online eye exams are really looking at your eye health. You may be able to accurately tell if you can read letters, number or shapes online, but that doesn't look into your eyes. Your eye care professional has the tools and education to look deep into your eyes to test for serious eye health conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma or even brain or pressure disorders.
There are some cases where these online exams can be helpful. If you lose your glasses and need an emergency prescription for replacement or cannot wait to get into your current provider.
See more information on this topic and the risks, costs, and services at https://www.allaboutvision.com/eye-exam/online-eye-test.htm