People with contact lenses or eyewear may have an eye exam at ophthalmologist’s at least once a year. For those who have bad heredity or low vision, full observation may be needed more frequently. Even people with 100% vision should regularly check their eyes within a specialist or at least at an optical store.
What is the eye exam required for
Do not buy a glasses without consulting an ophthalmologist firstly. This accessory can seriously harm if used improperly. Not all patients are aware that some diseases can be contraindicated by wearing glasses. Treatment should be prescribed only after a full examination. Modern equipment and new diagnostic methods can detect even these changes of visual system that are not able to be determined by an ophthalmologist.
Advantages of the test
Before visiting optical store and buy lenses or glasses, it’s necessarily to pass an eye exam. Only highly skilled ophthalmologist can check the state of the visual system and choose the proper way of vision correction:
- You can ask ophthalmologist about complaints and concerns on your vision;
- Take a hardware check to determine subjective refraction, the curvature of the cornea, visual acuity;
- ask a prescription for some eyewear.
The quality of your life is dependable on the condition of your vision. Most of the information on outer world, a person gets through the eyesight. If your eyes are red, you feel dry and uncomfortable, the outlines of objects are not clear, you have to undergo an eye exam at the closest optical store.