General Eye Ocular Wellness Exam
General eye exams performed regularly are essential for your eye health and best vision. Even if you believe your eyes are healthy, it’s important to receive eye exams on a regular basis. To help you do so, our expert staff at Glendale Eye Doctors provides general eye examinations for all ages at our locations.
Read more to learn about eye exams at Oregon Eye Specialists and how you can benefit your health for years to come.
Read more to learn about eye exams at Glendale Eye Doctors and how you can benefit your health for years to come.
How Do I know If I Need An Eye Exam?
Since some eye diseases do not cause symptoms early on or at all, eye exams can serve as a powerful tool for diagnosis. Your optometrist can help you to catch serious conditions that cause blindness, such as glaucoma, early on.
You will especially benefit from regular eye exams if you:
How Often Should I have An Eye Exam?
It depends on your age. When you see your eye doctor, ask how often you should have an exam – regular eye examinations are the best way to protect your vision for a lifetime.
What Should I Expect to Happen At An Eye Exam?
At an eye exam, your doctor checks your eye health and looks for signs of eye disease. This usually takes less than an hour and does not hurt. First, your doctor asks basic questions about your medical and eye health history and examines your eyes and the surrounding tissue. Next, you have tests to measure how acute (sharp) your vision is and check abilities such as peripheral (side) vision.