For those who have bad heredity or low vision, full observation is obligatory. 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 eye test
It’s really necessarily to pass an eye exam. Only highly skilled ophthalmologist can 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;
- Aask a prescription for some eyewear.
Where to go for an eye exam
Today, an eye test can be done:
- in the optometrist office at the optical salon;
- at the ophthalmologist’s in the hospital.
At present, many optics salons have an office for eye examining or testing with modern diagnostic equipment. Visual acuity checking or rechecking in the optometrist office will be the guarantee of quality glasses making or choosing. Besides, quite often the optics companies spend it for free in case you are going to order glasses further.
If there are no complaints, you can limit yourself to an annual check of visual acuity or visit a specialist yourself. The quality of your life is dependable on the condition of your vision.