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The frequency of dilated eye examination depends on your age. The American Academy of Ophthalmology now recommends that adults with no signs or risk factors for eye disease get a baseline eye disease screening (including dilation) at age 40. A family history of glaucoma and dry age-related macular degeneration increases the need for regular dilated examination. See an ophthalmologist for a dilated eye exam and to determine how often you should return.
Answered by: George Williams, MD
Categories: General Eye Health
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