MEDICAL EYE EXAM
An integral part of a routine eye exam is the medical evaluation. Common acute conditions such as conjunctivitis, foreign bodies, ocular inflammation in the form of uveitits and other conditions are easily detected during a routine visit. Chronic conditions such as Dry Eye, Keratoconjuncivitis Sicca, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration and peripheral retinal issues are critical to detect, and are routinely ruled out during your exam.
COMPREHENSIVE EYE EXAMS
Regular eye examinations are a critical part of preventive health care. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a toddler, teenager or retiree – our professional evaluations of your vision and eye health will help preserve good vision and healthy eyes. eye exams check much more than visual acuity, and many common eye diseases exhibit no symptoms in the early stages. By the time you may notice problems, the eye disease is often very advanced and treatment is therefore much less effective. Early detection is key in managing a host of serious ocular problems. An early diagnosis of conditions such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts and diabetic retinopathy, enables us to begin treatment immediately to prevent future vision loss.
FAMILY EYE CARE
It’s never too early to begin annual eye exams. In fact, one in every 10 children is at risk from undiagnosed eye and vision problems which can adversely affect learning at critical points in a child's development. Just like a trip to the pediatrician, a child should receive regular eye exams to maintain healthy vision. The American Optometric Association recommends that children be evaluated at 6 months, 3 years, and then yearly thereafter.
COMMON SYMPTOMS OF PEDIATRIC VISION ISSUES:
Frequent headaches or eye strain
Poor Depth judgment
Poor hand-eye coordination
Difficulty following a moving target
The presence of an eye turn
WHAT CAN I EXPECT from my exam?
Evaluation of your eyewear needs with an accurate prescription for glasses or contact lenses.
A comprehensive external and dilated internal eye exam.
Examination for cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, chronic uveitis and many other significant eye disease.