Everyone needs regular eye exams. It’s important for adults to schedule eye exams to monitor their eye health and check for problems. Conditions that are often detected during eye exams include glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts, and diabetic retinopathy. Early detection of these conditions allows for the widest range of treatment options and the best chance of slowing or reversing any symptoms.
While children may have their vision checked during wellness pediatrician’s visit, it is still important to have a comprehensive eye examination performed by an eye care professional. Only a thorough eye examination can give parents peace of mind that their children’s eyes are healthy, their vision is clear and their use of both eyes comfortably and efficiently. During eye examinations we will review risk factors for vision change and give recommendation to parents. Since a child grows quickly, we recommend yearly eye examinations with goal to help you safeguard your child’s eye health and vision.
Our office is equipped with Optomap and optical coherence tomography. Optomap is an efficient and effective, wide-field imaging of up to 200 degrees of your retina. It is used to provide early detection of eye diseases on the retina. Optical coherence tomography is a safe and non-invasive imaging of all the layers of the retina. Its high resolution help us to detect early stages of glaucoma, retinal diseases like macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy and help guide our treatment plans for these conditions. These imaging assessments often is the preferred choice of many adults and children alike who prefer to forego use of eye drops in a dilated fundus examination. If you would like the benefits of what these technology have to offer or have further questions, please call our office or inform our technician when you come visit us during your eye examination.