Comprehensive Vision Exam A comprehensive vision exam in our practice includes an evaluation of your overall health history as well as your ocular history. We do a refraction to determine your glasses and contact lens prescription if you wear contacts. Contact lens patients have their corneal topography mapped and are fit with the best lenses based on their prescription and lifestyle. Binocularity tests, which determine how well your eyes are teaming together, are performed. Your eyes are dilated to allow us to do a complete health evaluation of the internal structures of your eyes. Visual field tests (testing peripheral vision), blood pressure screening, retinal photography, and measurements of your intra-ocular pressure are all done during the exam. We communicate our findings to your pediatrician, internal medicine physician, or other referral sources if needed. You may notice during your eye exam that we include additional testing that allows us to check your overall eye health. These tests may include retina photos, OCT imaging, glaucoma testing (where early detection is key!), a digital estimate of your prescription, peripheral vision testing, as well as corneal mapping for contact lens patients.
Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT) Correct your vision while you sleep with safe, nonsurgical Paragon CRT lenses. These specially designed lenses reshape the cornea temporarily during the night. Take the lenses out in the morning and enjoy clear vision through the day without glasses or daytime contacts.
What is OCT imaging? This is a type of non-invasive imaging that allows us to see the structures of your eye. This imaging does not use radiation. With this type of imaging, we can see from the anterior segment to the posterior segment, or retina. The OCT will aid in diagnosing and managing ocular diseases or conditions.
What is a Corneal Hysteresis test? This test is an assessment of the cornea’s ability to absorb and dissipate energy. It uses a small puff of air to obtain a reading. We use this test to help aid in early glaucoma detection, as well as manage existing glaucoma patients.
What is a retinal photo? This is a digital photo of the back of the eye. The photo will show the retina, optic disk, and macula. The retina photo allows us to have a wide field of view as opposed to using ophthalmoscope. This test will aid in diagnosing diseases, as well as checking the overall health of the eye.
LASIK Consultation Laser Vision Correction is a surgical approach to correction of hyperopia, myopia, or astigmatism. Both doctors have had specialized training to assist LASIK patients in pre and post-operative care. We work with a variety of surgical centers and refer based on each patient’s individual needs.
Children’s Vision Our office staff welcomes children and we make every effort to make the examination a positive experience for both the child and the parent. We recommend eye exams before one year of age, at 3 years, at 5-6 years, and then every year or two depending on the case. Roughly 80% of children’s learning is achieved through the visual system. Regular vision exams help ensure that your child’s eyes are healthy, the eyes are properly aligned, and the vision is clear.
Infant SEE InfantSEE is a public health programs designed to ensure that vision care becomes an integral part of well-baby care. The program stresses early detection management and treatment of ocular conditions. Both doctors are InfantSEE doctors and will provide a comprehensive infant eye assessment at no charge within the first year of age. InfantSEE will complement the care a child receives at the pediatrician’s office by broadening the review of the infant’s vision and eye health status.