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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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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


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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?

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

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Please help! what happens at your first eye exam?

Please help! what happens at your first eye exam?

Eye measurements: This i hope is with an ophthalmologist. You will have a measurement of eye vision, need for eyeglasses (far and near) , determination of the anatomical structures of the eye at high power, measurement of the internal eye pressure (glaucoma check), evaluation of the retinal structure and function and addressing any problems that you might have. Eye exams do not hurt, and can be fun. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to have an eye exam to get contacts?

Is it necessary to have an eye exam to get contacts?

Yes: Contact lenses are prescription items and require an exam for proper power and fit. If you wear eyeglasses and want to switch to contacts, see your ophthalmologist for the best option. ...Read more

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How would MS show up in an eye exam?

How would MS show up in an eye exam?

Optic neuritis: MS sometimes first shows up as inflammation in the optic nerve which can be seen on retinal exam. ...Read more

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What do they do in a normal eye exam?

What do they do in a normal eye exam?

Dilated exam: A typical new patient examination has three parts: refraction to determine whether you need glasses, checking the health of the front of the eye (from the cornea to the natural lens), and dilation. Although most people dislike the effects of dilation, it is necessary to allow the doctor a view of the structures in the back of the eye. Pressure is tested and the nerve is checked for glaucoma. ...Read more

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So do I need annual eye exam if no change?

It depends: The american academy of ophthalmology recommends examinations every 5-10 years under the age of 40, every 2-4 years age 40-54, every 1-3 years age 55- 64 and every 1-2 years over the age of 65. But this schedule would be adjusted based on your family history of eye disease, findings during the exam, risk factors for eye disease, medical history and use of certain medications. ...Read more

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