Getting ready for the holidays can mean many things – shopping, planning, family, expenses, traveling, etc. But, sharing meaningful moments this year is what really matters, and making a visit to your local optometrist can be one of them, too!
Here are 5 reasons why visiting the eye doctor should be done before 2018.
#1 – Impression counts
Not everyone boasts a new look for the holidays, but getting yourself a new pair of glasses might be that one addition that can make quite the impression. If you consider the number of social events, holiday meals, and of course New Year’s Eve, ensuring that you have healthy eyesight and a new pair of designer glasses will make everything that more enjoyable! Even updating your annual supply of contact lenses now will let you start the holiday season well prepared. Stay confident this year with an updated prescription to make that impactful impression.
#2 – New Year’s Resolution before New Year’s
How many resolutions do we make every year and only a handful are accomplished? Instead of making that resolution to get back in shape, take a headstart leap at schedule an eye exam today! You’ll be able to brag to everyone that you’ve already completed your first resolution before the New Year!
#3 – Eyesight is a Precious Gift
Everybody wants to find the perfect gift for a parent, sibling, close friend, co-worker, or neighbor, but coming up with a gift that’s useful all year round isn’t so easy to find. However, health and seeing clearly is valuable to everyone, so consider a gift certificate or sponsoring an eye exam. Not only do you show concern for their well being, but an eye exam provides a wealth of information about their overall health & well being. Drop the coffee cards and give a gift that lasts.
#4 – Flex Spending Accounts (FSA)
For those of you who have a flex spending account, needless to say, the clock’s ticking. Scheduling an appointment as soon as possible is vital to make use of your benefits. You may be surprised how much you’ll be able to invest in the health of your eyes!
#5 – The Gift of Healthy Eyesight
Appreciating the small things in life is shared time and time again, but our eyes are one of the biggest assets to how we function each day. A visit with an optometrist can help prevent eye disease, such as diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, cataracts, and glaucoma.
By investing some time this holiday season in your eye health and scheduling an annual eye exam, you’ll be able to share with others that you’ve given yourself an amazing gift. The gift of healthy eyesight, peace of mind, and appreciation.