WHAT IS A

COMPREHENSIVE

EYE EXAM?

Comprehensive eye exams can detect eye diseases and disorders such as glaucomacataractsretinal detachments and macular degeneration, as well as other health problems such as diabetes and high blood pressure. Because your eye is the only organ that can be viewed outside the body, eye doctors are often the first healthcare professional to detect systemic conditions. Unlike a vision exam, which only assesses your vision. A comprehensive eye exams assess your visual system and eye health. This typically involves, a vision evaluation and a medical evaluation.

Vision Evaluation

Your annual comprehensive vision exam is an integral piece of your overall health, and typically involves:

  • Refractive exam
  • Health screening
  • Prescription for eyeglasses
  • Prescription for contact lenses

Medical Evaluation

Eye doctors also provide important input about your overall health, and can diagnose eye conditions including:

Eye Exams
Comprehensive Eye Exam

ANNUAL EYE EXAMS

IT’S LIKE GETTING A

PHYSICAL FOR YOUR EYES

Getting an annual eye exam is like getting a “physical” for your eyes. That’s why it is important to make it an essential part of your annual healthcare program. Our exams include a detailed assessment of your vision and overall health. This includes checking eye pressure, visual acuity, peripheral vision, and depth perception. We also assess how your eyes work together as a team and evaluate your eyes as an indicator of your overall health. In addition, we evaluate you for many eye diseases such as, glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration and retinal vascular diseases such as diabetic retinopathy.

To enjoy a lifetime of good eyesight, it is essential to keep your eyes functioning properly. That’s why getting an annual comprehensive eye exam is so important! A comprehensive eye exam will help to detect any eye problems at their early stages when they’re most treatable. If you need to book an exam or need more information about how dilation works, contact our office at (805) 522-7007.

Regardless of your age or physical health getting an annual eye exam is important.