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Are eye measurements done as part of the regular eye exam?

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Dr. Allen Chiang
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 17 years experience
Regular eye exam: Yes, your eye care professional will at minimum take measurements of your visual acuity (e.g. 20/20) and eye pressure. Your refraction (vision correction) will also be measured if you are seeing a general practitioner. The remainder of the exam will focus on any abnormalities, and if present, they will measure them as well. For example, if you have cataracts, they will be given a "grade".
Last updated Aug 24, 2013

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