When to get a Vision Test

Getting regular eye exams is very beneficial to your long term eye health. Have your complete eye exam done by the professionals at Mountain Eye Care. At Mountain Eye Care we use the latest technology to help our patients in the examination process. Not only is the latest technology important in determining your exact prescription, but also very useful in the early detection and treatment of many eye diseases. You will find the vision test at Mountain Eye Care to be thorough and informative, as we will discuss eye care options and make recommendations on what is the best treatment option for your eyes and vision. Continue reading this page to find out more about a complete eye exam at Mountain Eye Care!

When you come in for an eye exam at Mountain Eye Care, you will be taken through the following steps:

  1. Take a complete personal and family ocular history as well as medical history to determine if you have a family history of eye care problems.
  2. Discuss with you about your visual environment and needs as they pertain to your work, hobbies and lifestyle.
  3. Take the necessary measurements of your visual acuity, which includes your focusing strength, color vision, depth perception, peripheral vision and corneal dimensions and curvature.
  4. Test your eye movement and binocular vision (to determine how your eyes work together)
  5. Determine your focusing ability.
  6. An accurate determination of your vision and prescription as it pertains to glasses, contact lenses, and laser correction.
  7. A thorough examination of the outer and inner structures of the eye
  8. Digital photographs will be taken of the retina (to detect early signs of disease in the back of the eye).
  9. A comprehensive summary of the results and discussion with your Mountain Eye Care Optometrist on the nature of your visual situation and the options that are available to you.

Don’t let the word ‘exam’ in “eye exam” put the fear of failing a test into your mind. Take it from us, eye exams aren’t about making patients feel like failures. The different tests your eyes will go through during an eye exam are all there to make sure your vision and overall health are the best they can be – and your only failure would be in avoiding the exam to begin with. Come in for a vision test at Mountain Eye Care today!

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