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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 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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Where can I get a free eye exam in my local area?

Where can I get a free eye exam in my local area?

Public health clinic: Most larger metropolitan areas have public health clinics or public hospitals at which eye exams can be done for free or a very limited cost. A few ophthalmologists will also give free exams or will negotiate the price if asked. Here is a chance to use your entrepreneural spirit. ...Read more

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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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How do I read the results of my eye exam to know how bad my vision really is?

How do I read the results of my eye exam to know how bad my vision really is?

Difficult: A problem is that the number you receive for your eyeglass prescription does not easily correlate with the snellen fraction (the one that says 20/20 or whatever). So for instance a +2.00 correction might see 20/40 uncorrected while a -2.00 (note the sign) correction might see 20/100 uncorrected. Ask your ophthalmologist how bad your vision is in a meaningful way if this is important. ...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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Need help with wifes eye exam results?

Need help with wifes eye exam results?

Depends: Is this an exam that generated a prescription for eyeglasses? Or is there some medical condition that you wife has? You should call your wifes eyedoctor and have him explain the results. ...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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What to do if I am getting contacts and I have and eye exam this wednesday..Im not sure what to expect, do contacts hurt?

What to do if I am getting contacts and I have and eye exam this wednesday..Im not sure what to expect, do contacts hurt?

Contacts will help : Vision and i suggest wearing them to your eye exam. Contact lenses do not hurt and will not damage your eye if you take care of the and use them as directed. ...Read more

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How often do you need to get an eye exam?

How often do you need to get an eye exam?

Depends: Eye examination is to detect problems and improve the vision with refraction. The time intervals vary with age, pre-existing eye condtions and systemic diseases. The intervals will vary based upon these. Beware of those who would schedule examinations too frequently in order to sell you more optical aids or perform lucrative tests. ...Read more

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What is the difference between an eye exam for clear and colored contacts?

The same: You will need a refraction to determine the lens power and then an evaluation of your eye for curvature and possible options for lenses. These steps art the same whether for clear or tinted contacts. ...Read more

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