A comprehensive eye exam to check health of your eye involves a number of different of tests. Unlike a simple vision screening, which only assesses your vision, a comprehensive eye exam includes number of tests in order to do a complete evaluation of the health of your eyes and your vision.
We at Finevision offer comprehensive eye examination. With current lifestyle having merely 6/6 vision is not enough.
At the completion of the examination, your optometrist will assess and evaluate the results of the testing to determine a diagnosis and develop a treatment plan. He or she will discuss with you the nature of any visual or eye health problems found and explain available treatment options. In some cases, referral for consultation with, or treatment by, another optometrist or other health care provider may be indicated.
A comprehensive eye examination may include, but is not limited to the following tests:
- A case history including past and present vision and medical issues, as well as a detailed family history.
- An analysis of the patient’s visual needs at home, work, school and play. In some instances, this may necessitate questions about the patient’s school/work environment and recreational activities, in order to accurately determine the patient’s visual demands.
- Measurement of the visual acuity of each eye, individually and together, both with and without corrective lenses at distance and near.
- Diagnosis of the refractive status or prescription (focusing power of the eye) based on a combination of objective (measurements) and subjective (patient responses to questions) techniques.
- Binocular vision assessment (ability to see using both eyes together), as it relates to eye coordination, depth perception, and eye movements, or in some cases, eye-hand coordination.
- Color vision evaluation.
- A neurological assessment of the visual system including a review of the pupil reactions, ocular motility, and an assessment of the peripheral vision.
- All of the test results are used in the final analysis to determine the appropriate prescription lenses to treat refractive and visual problems, to develop a program of eye training exercises, or to recommend medical or surgical treatment.
- At the completion of the examination, your optometrist will assess and evaluate the results of the testing to determine a diagnosis and develop a treatment plan. Optometrist will discuss with you the nature of any visual or eye health problems found and explain available treatment options.In some cases, referral for consultation with, or treatment by, another optometrist or other health care provider may be indicated.
- The final analysis of the eye exam includes an Optometry’s professional knowledge, experience and judgment.
An individual patient’s presenting signs and symptoms, along with the professional judgment of the Optometrist, may significantly influence the testing done.