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Read smallest line: The snellen chart is a graded series of letters or numbers smaller as you go down. The uncorrected vision is the smallest line easily read with each eye. Your ophthalmologist will present you with lenses to improve the level of the smallest line to hopefully get you to 20/20 - the standard of normal. It is a subjective test requiring your active input. ...Read more
DMV test 50 deg on left. Humphrey field normal. ophthalmologist thinks DMV test wrong but didn't suggest Goldman test for comparison. Should I insist?
Optometry/optician #: Premium Digital Opto Extreme PAL, as a prescription lens that was purchased for eyeglasses, stands for what manufacturers name?
This is just : The name of the type of lens that was prescribed. It has no manufacturer name mentioned. ...Read more
Test name PSA screen 0.18. Next blank spot has =1=.... Free tv 1.18.. TSH 1.863.. Comments =1=the PSA is a direct chemiluminometric immunoassay mean?
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your lab results are normal. ...Read more
Glaucoma rt. eye.Humphrey field test full within normal limits.DMV peripheral vision test 50 deg left & 70 deg right. Dr says DMV test wrong.Possible?
Depends: Most Humphrey testing is 30-50 degrees from the center simply because ones that measure farther out take too long a time and most glaucoma changes start in the center. The DMV tests check a couple of horizontal points about 60 degrees and 130 degrees out. So it depends upon which testing you went through. Hopefully, with a glaucoma diagnosis, you are seeing a real doctor - an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
No: It depends on the size of the print on "line 8" and the distance from the chart. It is common for people to read the 20/15 equivalent, and not unusual to read 20/12, but the limit is probably about 20/10. ...Read more
Pharmacy: Most national chain pharmacies, such as cvs or walgreens, will carry the oraquick. ...Read more
How acurate are at home hemoglobin monitors ? Can i rely on this monitor to show accurate hemoglobin levels?
See below: These are only moderately accurate but give you a fairly decent idea of your hemoglobin for instance if it should drop suddnley that would be significant. ...Read more
30% nerve damage in rt. Eye. Field test says "normal" with md -3.12 psd 1.80 readings two eye drs say glaucoma caught early. Do you agree?
Could use your help docs! my distance vision is still blurry after new glasses. Snellen chart not working for the real world?
Yes: You can also buy them over the counter at any drug store. ...Read more
Astigmatism: Astigmatism can be corneal (football shaped cornea)in origin or lenticular (crystalline lens). The first test to give it away is vision testing. Refraction tests quantify and confirm astigmatism wavefront measurement further accentuates values of primary & secondary astigmatism including associated coma. Corneal topography, opd analysis & ray tracing can even differentiate lens vs cornea astigm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No records: I am unaware of any registry of this, but the highest I have personally seen in -28. ...Read more