Preventative Care

Primary Care & Geriatrics located in Sugar Land, TX
Preventative Care

Preventative Care services offered in Sugar Land, TX

Keeping up with routine preventive care visits now can significantly reduce your risk for serious illnesses later. Primary Care of Telfair – Aaliya Amer MD offers preventive care services in-office to screen for conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and other chronic conditions before you have symptoms. Dr. Amer can also provide tips to improve your diet and lifestyle, so you can reduce your risk for complications that affect your health and longevity. Call the office in Sugar Land, Texas, to schedule a preventive care or book an appointment online today.

Preventative Care Q&A

What is preventive care?

Preventive care focuses on reducing your risk factors for long-term, chronic diseases like cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. You should schedule an annual wellness visit and other preventive services at least once a year, so Dr. Amer can track changes in your health.

The goal of the preventive care services available at Primary Care of Telfair – Aaliya Amer MD is to identify potentially serious health issues before you have symptoms or other complications. Early identification of these issues can prevent them from worsening and many conditions may be easier to treat successfully in the earliest stages.

Since many chronic health conditions are preventable with routine medical care and a healthy lifestyle, you can also learn what changes you need to make now to lower your risk for complications in the future.

Following through with routine preventive care appointments can reduce your risk for ongoing health issues and save you money on medical costs in the long term.

What preventive care services are available?

The preventive care services at Primary Care of Telfair – Aaliya Amer MD offer a range of services, including:

  • Annual wellness visits
  • Blood work
  • Immunizations
  • Preventive screenings

Dr. Amer can also refer you to a specialist for additional screenings, such as a mammogram or colonoscopy, based on your age, health, and medical history.

Additionally, Dr. Amer provides resources to improve your overall health and wellness. She can recommend weight management services, lifestyle changes, and exercises that support long-term health and vitality.

What happens during a preventive care visit?

During a preventive care visit, Dr. Amer reviews your personal and family medical histories to identify your risk factors for diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and cancer.

You can also expect a physical exam to assess your lung function, heart rate, skin health, and joint flexibility. Dr. Amer can order blood work and preventive screenings based on your health history, age, and other risk factors for certain diseases.

If your tests reveal underlying conditions that require treatment, Dr. Amer designs a treatment plan for your needs. She also offers comprehensive chronic disease management services to keep your condition well-controlled in the long term.

Schedule a preventive care visit online or call Primary Care of Telfair – Aliyah Amer MD today.