Before starting the exam, you and your doctor will discuss:
- Your overall health and eye health.
- Your personal and family health history to ensure it is up-to-date.
- Any questions or concerns you have before starting the exam.
Please be as detailed as possible with any questions or concerns you have. Our goal is to find eye care solutions that deliver, and the information you provide will help ensure our treatments are matched to your needs and lifestyle.
Once we confirm your health information, we will proceed with the rest of the exam.
Visual acuity is a technical way to refer to how sharp your vision is. During this part of the exam, your doctor uses various tools and techniques to determine the quality of your vision and your prescription to help you achieve the clearest vision possible.
Some of the ways we do this include:
- Using a Snellen eye chart
- Testing your vision with a phoropter
Eye disease screenings are arguably the most important part of any eye exam. Because many eye diseases can develop without symptoms in their early stages, your doctor must diagnose these issues as soon as possible.
We use the latest eye care technology to detect, diagnose, and manage a range of eye diseases, including:
At the end of your exam, your doctor will provide you with their findings and recommendations to promote clear vision and healthy eyes.
Some of these recommendations could be as simple as updating your lens prescription. But your doctor may also recommend more advanced treatments if you have an eye condition that needs addressing.
If you are visiting us for your first contact lens exam and fitting, please visit our contact lenses page for more information.