Colorado Eye Exams - Eye Examinations
Scheduling an eye exam is an important and sensible step to maintaining proper eye care and eye health. A complete eye exam involves a series of tests and questions designed to evaluate your vision and check for eye diseases. Each test performed during an eye exam evaluates a different aspect of your vision.
We know your vision and regular eye examinations are important to you - and it's also important to your Colorado Vision Source eye doctor. Colorado Vision Source eyecare professionals provide complete eye care and eye exams for adults and children.
Colorado Vision Source eye doctors use the latest in computer and laser instruments to ensure the most accurate eye exam results. Our comprehensive eye exam will check your eyes inside and out for potential eye disorders or diseases. Your visual skills and abilities are carefully evaluated and appropriate treatment is prescribed, whether it's medication, lenses, or vision therapy. We are prepared to handle whatever your eyecare needs are, and will treat them with the latest in diagnostic equipment. Vision Source eye doctors are committed to keeping up with eye exam and eye care technology.
Eye exams may vary from patient to patient, depending on the health of the individual and their specific visual needs. Eye exams may include:
- vision case history
- medical case history
- blood pressure check
- glaucoma testing using intraocular pressure
- measurement of visual acuity
- pupil dilation
- visual fields testing
- eye coordination and focusing ability
Eye Exams for Infants and Children
An eye exam for infants and children are extremely important. According to government studies most children receive a vision screening carried out by school nurses, physicians, or other volunteer professionals who do not perfrom comprehensive eye exam of the kind conducted by an optometrist. In fact only a small percentage of children under 6 years old recieve a comprehensive eye exam. Early diagnosis of eye or vision problems can lead to more effective treatment of eye disorders and even vision correction, thus making eye exams for children all the more important. It is not only possible but also highly recommended to monitor the visual development of children starting soon after birth. Studies show that 10% of children have undiagnosed vision problems that could be treated with early detection. Vision Source optometrists often recommend that children receive their first exam at 6 months of age, and continue with eye exams at ages 3 and 5 years.
Colorado Eye Exam Specialists
An eye exam often consists of a series of tests and questions administered by an eye doctor in order to assess the patient's vision and ability to focus on and discern objects, as well as other tests and examinations of each eye. Since many eye diseases are silent or asymptomatic, children and adults should have periodic eye exams as part of routine health care. Eye exams are administered by the eye doctor and their paraoptometric assistants.