Comprehensive Eye Exam


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Routine Eye Exams

The Comprehensive service at AO not only performs routine eye exams, but also provides screening and treatment for many general ophthalmic conditions. For patients with more complex conditions such as glaucoma and cataracts, our comprehensive eye doctors can provide referrals for and coordinate care with the appropriate subspecialists.

Regular eye exams are brief and painless but vital in evaluating and maintaining your eyes' health by detecting, preventing and treating vision disorders (nearsightedness, farsightedness, presbyopia). Some diseases (glaucoma, cataract, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy) develop slowly without causing pain or immediate vision loss. Early detection of any problems can reduce the risk of further harm and allow for a choice of treatment options. We regularly screen for diseases such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy, which can develop without any noticeable symptoms.

The best way to protect your vision is with a yearly eye checkup. Patients should see their doctor for a comprehensive eye exam every one to three years, depending on age, risk of disease and overall physical condition. A basic eye exam can instantly detect such health-threatening conditions as tumors, vascular irregularities, and diabetes-related injury to the retina. Children should have regular tests to ensure the proper development of their vision and prevent any interference with their academic achievements. Older adults are often at a higher risk for eye conditions such as glaucoma, macular degeneration and cataracts. Even if your eyes are healthy, you should still have a regular eye exam to detect any problems as soon as possible and begin necessary treatment.

Common Eye Conditions

Our physicians can address many general ophthalmologic needs, ranging from refraction services to treatment of eye conditions such as conjunctivitis, allergies, and dry eye We also routinely manage non-complex forms of conditions such as glaucoma, cataracts, and diabetic eye disease.

As part of our comprehensive ophthalmology service, our physicians address several general ophthalmologic needs and conditions, such as:

  • Routine annual eye and vision exams
  • Prescriptions for eyeglasses and referrals for contact lens fittings
  • Management of a variety of common eye problems, such as:
    • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
    • Dry eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Allergies
    • Cataracts
    • Astigmatism
    • Myopia (Nearsightedness), Hyperopia (Farsightedness)
    • Presbyopia
    • Glaucoma
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Flashes & Floaters
  • Screening for eye conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy
We also provide treatment for non-complex forms of a wide variety of conditions, including:
  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic eye disease
  • Macular degeneration
Treatment and Services

Our physicians offer a wide array of diagnostic and screening services as part of our routine ophthalmic evaluations. The diagnostic evaluations we perform include:

  • Visual acuity
  • Refraction
  • Slit-lamp evaluation
  • Ophthalmoscopy
  • Tonometry
  • Gonioscopy
  • Visual field testing
  • Retina examination

We also provide non-surgical treatments for less severe forms of eye disorders.

  • Surgical Treatment
  • Chalazion Drainage & Excision
  • Glaucoma Laser Treatment
  • Secondary Cataract

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