What is an eye exam?
Biennial eye exams are vital to preserving your vision health and maintaining a high quality of life. At Clewner & Kelly Eye Center, comprehensive eye wellness assessments comprise many important testing procedures that allow our team to examine your full eye health. This is quite important as several serious, vision-threatening issues, like glaucoma, present no initial warning signs or symptoms. Ensure your ocular health by having biennial appointments at our Boca Raton, FL office. It is especially important to see an eye doctor if it has been more than 24 months since your most recent comprehensive assessment or if you have detected any problems with your eyes or ability to see clearly.
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What To Expect During an Eye Exam
Usually, eye evaluations at Clewner & Kelly Eye Center last around an hour. Your testing will begin with a routine visual acuity test to establish how sharp your sight is. If this test determines that you need prescription lenses, our team will generally then perform refraction testing to figure out what your lens prescription is. Following this, we will do a visual field test, also referred to as a Tangent screen exam, which measures the range of your peripheral vision and assists in uncovering many other eye conditions.
Additional tests, such as a cover test, color vision test, and a slit lamp test, may be performed to assess your eye function and the overall health of your eye structures, like your eyelids, conjunctiva, cornea, lenses, and iris. It is especially beneficial to enlarge the pupils with eye drops to thoroughly assess the condition of the retina, retinal blood vessels, optic nerve, and the macula, and to test for glaucoma.
Eye Exams FAQ
Are eye exams covered by my insurance?
Most insurance companies will cover the cost of your eye exam, but we encourage all patients to check with their insurance provider to find out the specifics of their coverage.
How often should I have an eye exam?
It is recommended that patients between the ages of 18 - 60 undergo an eye exam once every two years. Patients who are over the age of 60 should have routine eye exams more often because of the possible deterioration of vision due to aging. Patients with chronic eye conditions or diseases should undergo eye exams far more frequently.
What does a comprehensive eye exam include?
A comprehensive eye exam performed by an optometrist or ophthalmologist will examine the following:
- Visual acuity
- Depth perception
- Color vision
- Overall eye health
- Pupil response to light
Ensure Your Vision Health
Generally, people neglect their ocular health until a vision issue arises. But the health of our eyes is so much more than just vision. We encourage you to set up comprehensive eye health exams for you and your family at our office in Boca Raton, FL. Clewner & Kelly Eye Center uses advanced equipment and tests to check your eyes to ensure that any concerns can be found and treated as soon as possible.
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