What Should I Expect at a Comprehensive Eye Exam?
At North Bay Optometric Vision Center in Rohnert Park, our optometry team is dedicated to providing our patients with superior care. You can't underestimate the importance of a routine visit to your eye doctor. We make you feel comfortable with our services, and we want you to understand how critical a comprehensive eye is exam is. Here are a few things you should know about it.
What to Expect During An Exam
A comprehensive eye exam involves a variety of different tests that checks your vision and eye health. Each test has a specific purpose for evaluating different parts of your eye. An eye doctor uses various equipment and instruments to complete the exam. One of the members of our optometry team will ask you questions regarding your eye history and will ask about the current state of your vision. Then, an eye doctor will use a light to look at the outer portions of your eyes. Your visual acuity will be assessed, along with screening for possible eye diseases.
Common Tests Given at an Exam
- Slit-lamp Exam- To look at front structures of the eye
- Tonometry- To measure pressure in the eyes (checks for glaucoma)
- Visual Field Test- To checks for peripheral vision
- Refraction- To determine if you need vision correction
- Dilation- To examine the health of your optic nerve and retina
Importance of a Comprehensive Eye Exam
North Bay Optometric Vision Center offers comprehensive eye exams as part of a preventative care plan. Scheduling an appointment with an optometrist is important because eye conditions like glaucoma, macular degeneration, and cataracts are easier to manage the earlier they get diagnosed. Also, an exam can give you more information about the state of your overall health, and it can even discover issues like diabetes or high blood pressure.
Schedule an Appointment with Our Optometrists
You deserve to have the best care possible for your eyes. Keeping your eyes healthy requires the help of a knowledgeable and caring eye doctor. Make your appointment with North Bay Optometric Vision Center today in Rohnert Park by calling us at 707-584-7294.