The eye exam includes the following tests:
At the end of your eye exam, the optometrist will explain to you all of the findings and any questions that you have will be addressed. You will be informed if you have nearsightedness, farsightedness, and/ or an astigmatism and the optometrist will discuss with you options for glasses and/ or contact lenses.
If any eye drops or medical prescriptions are needed, the optometrist will provide you with a prescription and explanation. If more testing is needed, it will be discussed with you when and where is the best time and place to do that.
Yes. It's very advisable to bring your current prescription glasses to the appointment. Assessments for refraction may indicate a need for changes to your prescriptions.
Yes. Exams are essential for maintaining eyesight and preventing and detecting complications. Additionally, many conditions are hard to detect, and they take time to fully manifest. There are excellent tools to prevent future problems. Eye health is more than just how well you see.
There are several steps that are recommended to take good care of your eyes: