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Wavefront Eye Exams

Wavefront Eye Exams You are most likely familiar with the traditional vision exams used to prescribe corrective eyewear. The eye doctor uses a machine that contains lenses of different strengths and switches the lenses until the one that produces the best image is found. The results of this exam are…

Published: 2018-01-22Read Article
Visual Field Testing

Visual Field Testing During comprehensive vision exams, eye doctors routinely check scope of vision, which includes the full horizontal and vertical range of central vision and peripheral (side) vision. This is accomplished with a visual field test. Visual field tests measure the visual field of each eye, identify the presence…

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Vision Screening Using The Snellen Eye Chart

Vision Screening Using The Snellen Eye Chart A vision screening can be performed using the Snellen eye chart to measures your visual acuity. This is usually one of the first tests performed during a routine eye exam. The Snellen eye chart, which was first developed in 1862 by Dutch ophthalmologist…

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Slit-Lamp Examination

Slit-Lamp Examination A slit-lamp examination is often performed by an optometrist during a routine eye exam. The procedure involves the use of an instrument called a slit-lamp, which provides a three-dimensional view of the eye. While the exam usually focuses on the structures in the front part of the eye,…

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Retinoscopy

If you are having an issue with your vision, you may be suffering from a refractive error. To better determine if your eyes are affected by refractive errors, your optometrist will complete a comprehensive eye examination, which will include a retinoscopy. What is a Retinoscopy? Retinoscopy is an examination of…

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