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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Eye Exam Abnormal (Overview)

Eye exam abnormal is a condition in which some part of the eye is not normal on exam. The problem may be in the vision, the eyelids, the front of the eyeball, the inside of the eyeball, etc...


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Would an eye exam be abnormal with multiple system atrophy? If so how?

Would an eye exam be abnormal with multiple system atrophy? If so how?

Yes: measures of HIGHER brain function will be off in a really detailed eye exam if a lot of the higher brain function is broken: Ability to follow objects rapidly smoothly. Ability to adjust the eye appropriately when multiple brain inputs occur...moving head, moving body, moving object all in different paths. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12773891 this isn't the earliest sign and MRI proves it. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Eye Exam Abnormal (Overview)

Eye exam abnormal is a condition in which some part of the eye is not normal on exam. The problem may be in the vision, the eyelids, the front of the eyeball, the inside of the eyeball, etc...


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How often should I get an eye exam?

How often should I get an eye exam?

Depends: Healthy adults who do not wear contact lenses should have an exam every 2-3 years. Contact lens wears should be seen annually. If you have an eye problem, then the frequency of exams is determined by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Treating an Abnormal Heart Rhythm (Checklist)

Make healthy lifestyle choices
once
Stop smoking and avoid second-hand smoke
once
Avoid excessive amounts of caffeine and alcohol
once
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Sph -1.00 eye exam, what does it mean?

Sph -1.00 eye exam, what does it mean?

Mild nearsightedness: You have mild nearsightedness without astigmatism. That means you could see at distance more clearly with glasses of power -1.00 diopters. ...Read more

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What should I do to prepare for an eye exam?

What should I do to prepare for an eye exam?

Not much: Bring your eyeglasses and contact lens parameters if you wear them. Know what your eye history is and what medications you are currently on. Be prepared to have the eyes dilated which can induce glare in the sun and sometimes makes driving difficult. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Seek immediate medical attention
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If it's a chemical exposure, rinse eye with water for 15 minutes
Once
Do NOT rub eye
Once
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What causes the cost of an eye exam to vary?

What causes the cost of an eye exam to vary?

MD or OD: Ophthalmologists are mds. Optometrists are optometry doctors. Usually the fees for mds are higher, although insurances reimburse the same. An ophthalmologist goes to medical school 8 years and then 1+3 years of residency before specialization. Optometrist go to school 6 years after high school. Varying cost may include some doctors that dilate the pupil the first exam and thus the cost is more. ...Read more

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Treating a Lazy Eye (Checklist)

Wear glasses to protect amblyopic eye
96 Hrs, Once for Once
Get annual eye exam
1 Yrs, Yearly for 1 Yrs, Yearly, forever
Use low vision aids if severe
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What is the definition or description of: eye exam?

What is the definition or description of: eye exam?

Health of the eye: An eye exam consists of checking the vision. If this is not normal a manifest refraction is done to determine if any glasses are needed. This is the test where the patient is asked which lens is better number one or two. Then the health of the eye is evaluated with a microscope called a slit lamp. To be able to see the back of the eye, the retina, the pupils are dilated. ...Read more

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Dr. David Chandler
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Eye Exam (Definition)

An eye exam consists of checking the vision. If this is not normal a manifest refraction is done to determine if any glasses are needed. This is the test where the patient is asked which lens is better number one or two. Then the health of the eye is evaluated with a microscope called a slit lamp. To be able to see the back of the eye, the retina, ...Read more