Please refer to the table below for the Frequency of Eye Examination for Patients by Optometrist or Ophthalmologist.
*Patients at risk include
- those with diabetes, hypertension, or a personal/family history of ocular disease (eg, glaucoma, macular degeneration) or with clinical findings that increase their potential risk;
- those working in occupations that are highly demanding and visually hazardous (eg. workers in electronic and jewellery manufacturing, those handling laser equipment, etc);
- those taking medication with ocular side effects;
- those wearing contact lenses.
As stated in the Code of Professional Conduct under the Optometrist and Opticians Board.