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Intl adoption, what does this mean regarding preemie eye exam: fundus: both plus(-), full vascularization, no rop rec; fix & following eom, cr (@2yo)?

Intl adoption, what does this mean regarding preemie eye exam: fundus: both plus(-), full vascularization, no rop rec; fix & following eom, cr (@2yo)?

Infant eye exam: Both eyes hyperopic but may be myopic in future, normal vascularization, no rlf signs, fixates on objects and can follow their movement, repeat exam in 2 yrs.. ...Read more

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Eye OPD. Doctor said vision 6/6& did diluted test.after test Fundus BE mild disc hypomania +, vessels normal and macula fr present. What it mean?

Eye OPD. Doctor said vision 6/6& did diluted test.after test  Fundus BE mild disc hypomania +, vessels normal and macula fr present. What it mean?

6/6 va: Most of what you wrote indicates normal eye exam. 6/6 means you can see at 6 = Normal person sees at 6 m Macula foveal reflex normal. Disc Color pink and normal and vessels normal. So there ! Mystery explained. ...Read more

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Can you define vascular sclerosis and venous dilation and tortuosity on fundus exam? What does that actually mean?

Can you define vascular sclerosis and venous dilation and tortuosity on fundus exam? What does that actually mean?

Vascular retinopathy: Vascular sclerosis (or hardening of the retinal blood vessels), mostly in the arterioles, are associated with chronic effects of hypertension. Venous dilation and tortuousity, mean that the veins are dilated and more tortuous than normal. These changes are associated with slower drainage of blood flow out of the eye, and may signify impending vein occlusion. Requires retina specialist follow-up. ...Read more

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Why is it that eye exams are conducted in dark rooms?

Why is it that eye exams are conducted in dark rooms?

To better see: The darkness allows us to better see the eye for the exam. ...Read more

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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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How good is an eye exam at wal-mart?

How good is an eye exam at wal-mart?

You get what you pay: Consider the employment decisions made by a graduate of an optometry trade school. Should i set up my own office? Work with another optometrist? Oh gosh, no one will have me so i guess i will work for wal mart. So you get the inadequate exam that an optom gives anyway, from the least consequential of them. You could see an ophthalmologist - right? ...Read more

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How often should you have a eye exam?

Eye exam : Once a year is what you should your eyesight can change, also it's preventive. ...Read more