A typical eye exam with one of our doctors will consist of the following procedures:

  1. Case History – A thorough review of any visual problems, your general health, medications you are taking, working environment and hobbies, and family history (medical and visual).
  2. Visual Acuity – A test to check your ability to see clearly at all distances.
  3. Binocular Vision and Motility – A test to see how your eyes work together, their alignment, and range of motion. Depth perception and the ability to focus will also be tested.
  4. Pupil Reflex Testing – A test to observe how your pupils react to light. Some eye diseases will affect how the pupil react to light.
  5. Prescription Check/Refraction: The Doctor will determine if you need a prescription for glasses or contact lenses or if your current prescription has changed since your last exam.
  6. Tonometry: This test allows the doctor to check the pressure inside the eye and is an important screening tool for glaucoma.
  7. Anterior Segment Health Exam: The doctor will use a microscope to evaluate the health of the lids, lashes, cornea and the lens inside the eye. This test is important for detecting dry eye, corneal degenerations, blepharitis, and cataracts.
  8. Posterior Segment Health Exam: The doctor will evaluate the health of the retina, optic nerve head, macula, and blood vessels at the back of the eye. This is important in detecting tears/holes/detachments, macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and other retinal diseases.  Images of the back of the eye will also be taken which will serve as a baseline for future examinations. 

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CLOSED Wednesday February 6th
February 6, 2019
We are CLOSED Wednesday February 6th due to the icy weather conditions.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.  The safety of our staff and patients is our priority.  Stay safe everyone!