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By Skowron Eye Care
December 10, 2018
Category: Eye Care
Tags: Eye Exam  

Do you need an eye examination from your Elmhurst, IL, doctor?

Eye ExamSkowron Eyecare in Elmhurst, IL, has long invested in state-of-the-art eye examination technology for easier and more accurate results. With these tools, the skilled staff at Skowron tests color vision, muscle imbalance, peripheral vision, depth perception, and blood pressure. Read below to learn more!

Different Types of Tests

  • Refraction: Your Elmhurst doctor uses this to determine what prescription accurate glasses and/or contact lenses you need.
  • Focus and Eye Movement: This helps the doctor assess focus and eye-tracking ability.
  • Bio-Microscope Examination: This is a high powered magnifying lens that evaluates eye structures. It checks for corneal degeneration or injury, blepharitis (dandruff on eyelashes), blocked tear ducts, styes, dry eye evaluation, cataracts, glaucoma, pupil anomalies, macular degeneration, optic nerve health, and general retinal health.
  • OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography): Your doctor splits individual layers of the optic nerve and macula.
  • Zeiss Humphrey Full Threshold Perimeter: This instrument identifies and monitors glaucoma.
  • Digital Retinal Photography: This high-resolution camera enables the diagnosis of eye conditions, such as cataracts, glaucoma, swollen optic nerves, macular pathologies (macular degeneration, macular hole, and macular edema) and subtle bleeding due to diabetes, high blood pressure, and/or blocked arteries.

Your doctor treats several issues, including:

  • Allergies
  • Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
  • Glaucoma
  • Prism prescriptions
  • Foreign body removal
  • Corneal ulcers
  • Cataracts
  • Macular degeneration
  • Amblyopia (lazy eye)
  • Pink eye
  • Spots or light flashes in the eye
  • Loss of vision
  • Eye injuries

Other Eye Examinations:

  • LASIK: Your doctor examines your eyes for LASIK treatment as not everyone is a good LASIK surgery candidate. Approximately 20 percent of individuals are not a good fit for this procedure.
     
  • Contact Lenses: You need a proper eye exam to get contact lenses. There are several issues contact lenses deal with and there are several types, like soft disposables, tinted lenses, toric lenses (for astigmatism), bifocals, monovision, rigid gas permeable lenses, keratoconus fittings, and corneal transplant fittings.

If you have any questions or concerns, call Skowron Eyecare in Elmhurst, IL.




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