Ask Dr. Lahr

Ask Dr. Lahr

Dr. Lahr
John W. Lahr
OD, FAAO
Vice President/
Medical Director
EyeMed Vision Care
  • What is a doctor looking for during an eye exam?
  • What can a doctor see when he or she looks into a patient’s eyes?
  • Why is it important to wear sunglasses?
  • What is retinal imaging and why is it important?

Wondering when your children should have their first eye exam? Or how an eye doctor can see other health conditions by just looking into your eyes? EyeMed’s own Dr. Lahr is here to offer answers anytime, anywhere, in this series of brief videos.

  • What is a doctor looking for during an eye exam?

    What is a doctor looking for during an eye exam?

  • What can a doctor see when he or she looks into a patient’s eyes?

    What can a doctor see when he or she looks into a patient’s eyes?

  • Why is it important to wear sunglasses?

    Why is it important to wear sunglasses?

  • What is retinal imaging and why is it important?

    What is retinal imaging and why is it important?

  • What's the difference between school vision screenings and a full eye exam?

    What's the difference between school vision screenings and a full eye exam?

  • Why is vision care important to someone who is at risk of diabetes?

    Why is vision care important to someone who is at risk of diabetes?

  • Why is it important for children to have routine vision care?

    Why is it important for children to have routine vision care?

  • 80% of learning in the first 12 years comes through the eyes

    Source: The Discovery Eye Foundation, Learning-related vision problems, July 2014.