The doctors at South East Eye are committed to providing the highest quality eye care based on each patient’s individual needs.
Regular comprehensive eye examinations are important in detecting eye problems and diseases, many of which have few to no symptoms. Scheduling your comprehensive eye and vision examination is the first step in maintaining your long-term vision health.
What is a comprehensive eye examination?
A comprehensive eye examination uses a wide variety of tests and procedures to examine your eyes. Unlike a standard vision examination to identify changes in your prescription, a comprehensive eye examination will evaluate the general health of your entire eye.
We encourage each patient to have a regular comprehensive eye exam to not only help you maintain your vision, but also identify and treat potential vision problems before they progress.
What happens during a comprehensive eye examination?
Your symptoms – along with the doctor’s recommendations – will determine which tests you need.
Typical test include (but are not limited to):
- Visual Acuity: During this test, your doctor will evaluate how clearly each eye sees.
- Cover Test: By covering each eye and focusing on near and distant objects, your doctor can determine how well your eyes focus and work together.
- Tonometry: This test involves evaluating fluid pressure within the eye to determine your risk for glaucoma.
- Slit Lamp Exam: This exam allows your doctor to examine the structures of your eye under a high magnification.
- Pupil Dilation: Your doctor may dilate your pupils so that they can examine the internal structures of your eye.
If any issues are detected, we will schedule further testing as necessary.
If you would like to schedule a comprehensive eye examination with South East Eye, contact us today.