Comprehensive Eye Exams
Complete eye exams are not just for updating your prescription. Learn more about what your eye doctor will screen for, some of the advanced technology we use, and special considerations for pediatric and infant eye care.
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San Antonio Eye Exams For the Whole Family
Routine eye exams are important, regardless of your age or physical health. During a complete eye exam, Dr. Vlasak will not only determine your prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses, but will also check your eyes for common eye diseases, assess how your eyes work together as a team, and evaluate your eyes as an indicator of your overall health.
Need an Eye Exam to Update Your Prescription?
A comprehensive eye exam in our eye care center includes different tests to check the quality of your vision and to examine your eye health. These tests range from simple ones, like updating your eye prescription, to complex tests, such as using a high-powered lens to examine the health of your eyes.
Eye care experts recommend you have a complete eye exam every year to assess your risk for potentially damaging eye conditions, as well as to keep on top of any changes in vision you may be experiencing.
Eye Exams for children in North San Antonio &
Did you know that some experts estimate that approximately 5% to 10% of pre-schoolers and 25% of school-aged children have vision problems? According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), all children should have their eyes examined at 6 months of age, at age 3, and again at the start of school.
Children without vision problems or risk factors should then continue to have their eyes examined at least every other year. Children who wear eyeglasses or contacts or who have existing vision problems should be seen every year, or more often if recommended by the eye doctor. may need to have their eyes examined more frequently.
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The AOA also recommends an annual eye exam for any adult who wears eyeglasses or contacts. Even if you don't need vision correction, you may still need an eye exam every year, especially if you have diabetes, high blood pressure and other disorders. That is because these conditions can have an impact on vision and eye health.
If you are over 40, it's a good idea to have your eyes examined every one to two years to check for common age-related eye problems such as presbyopia, cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.
Because the risk of eye disease continues to increase with advancing age, everyone over the age of 60 should be examined annually.
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