Comprehensive Eye Examination

A comprehensive eye examination for an adult is recommended once in their twenties and twice in the thirties. A complete eye examination for a healthy adult is recommended at age of 40. Diabetes, high blood pressure or a family history of eye disease requires earlier and more frequent examinations.

What happens during a comprehensive eye examination?

During a comprehensive eye examination your vision will be tested, and corrective prescription will be provided if required. A complete evaluation of the front and back part of your eye including the cornea, lens, retina, and optic nerve will be made. Any specific concerns you have regarding your eyes will be addressed.

What other tests are performed in a comprehensive eye examination?

Further tests like OCT, Fundus photo, Fluorescein angiography, Automated visual fields etc. may be advised in case they are necessary to obtain more detailed information.